In this thought-provoking session, Apptio will share market-based learnings on how best to  identify and resolve the 5 key causes of IT spend and cost inefficiency, as well as sharing industry standards and best practices for addressing them.

In this executive brief, we explore best practices for understanding and communicating the business value of IT. Discover how to show cost, consumption and the full impact of technology choices in business terms, and learn from the experiences of companies including CME Group, AOL, and Dell. Use these helpful tips to manage demand and questions from business units.

Optimizing technology investment isn’t about cutting costs — it’s about investing the right amount necessary to deliver the value required by the business, while at the same time looking for low-risk opportunities to fund innovation initiatives. But to be effective in optimization efforts, you need an efficient and repeatable approach. This executive brief shows you the way. We’ve outlined six best practices for optimizing financial and resource investments in technology, from getting a handle on where you stand today to identifying opportunities, determining tradeoffs, demonstrating results, and staying optimized over time.

Download this executive brief for six best practices for headache-free IT planning.

Get the poster that shapes conversations with your IT, Finance, and Business Unit partners using a common language and information about IT costs. The Apptio TBM Unified Model™ (ATUM™) standardizes the financial information necessary for IT leaders to manage their technology business.

Download this e-book to understand the reasons IT needs its own planning tool.

Improve your FITARA scorecard by leveraging private sector best practices and Technology Business Management (TBM). In this executive brief you’ll discover how TBM can help you to:

  • Understand where your top opportunities are to consolidate data centers, retire legacy systems, reduce duplicate efforts and identify other cost savings
  • Manage IT spend based on a standard taxonomy
  • Drive IT cost transparency and align technology investments to deliver on your mission

Many CIOs are unable to understand and communicate cloud costs in a meaningful way – even for seemingly simple cost comparisons like public and private cloud.

This executive brief provides a quick overview on how you can overcome common IT budgeting and forecasting challenges.

Apptio IT Planning Foundation is an enterprise-class SaaS application designed for IT Finance teams and budget owners for annual budget, forecast, and variance tracking. It automates, centralizes, and simplifies these processes so IT teams can plan more effectively and confidently.