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Shine a light on ungoverned
technology spend

Cloud and SaaS delivery models have democratized technology acquisition. Business units are no longer tethered to IT and can spend directly with external technology providers. This freedom enables speed and agility, but it can also decrease efficiency and increase business risk. Finance and IT organizations need oversight on technology spend, not just in IT, but among all business units.

There's a better way

Together, these solutions enable you to
govern technology spend across the entire organization.

Benefits

Accurately classify technology spend from inception, instead of after the fact.

Gain a more detailed view of IT spend compared to the General Ledger.

Surface ungoverned technology spend across all cost centers and departments.

Automate budgeting, forecasting, and variance reporting for technology spend.

Eliminate redundancies and waste to ensure every dollar spent aligns to business value.

Apptio’s ATUM Taxonomy embedded within Coupa’s BSM platform
Apptio’s ATUM Taxonomy embedded within Coupa’s BSM platform

Seamless user experience

Industry-leading TBM Taxonomy visible within Coupa
  • Categorize technology costs at PO inception
  • Capture spend from all business units
  • Avoid overspend surprises
Coupa procurement details enable visibility in Apptio of all technology spend by IT Tower & Cost Pool
Coupa procurement details enable visibility in Apptio of all technology spend by IT Tower & Cost Pool

Govern the ungoverned

Augment Apptio cost data from GL with procurement data from Coupa
  • Model all tech spend according to TBM best practices
  • Gain detailed view of traditional IT TCO (under the CIO)
  • Surface ungoverned tech spend from non-IT budgets (e.g. Sales and Marketing)
Apptio shows planned technology expenses, grouped by Cost Pool and compared to previous year budget
Apptio shows planned technology expenses, grouped by Cost Pool and compared to previous year budget

Plan proactively

Use procurement data from Coupa to forecast spend in Apptio
  • Update spend forecasts by individual IT budget
  • Receive automated forecast updates so budget owners see trending against current spend limits
  • Leverage self-service analytics to understand and explain forecasted spend against plan

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Manage your technology finances like never before

Reduce time spent on IT budgeting cycles, eliminate variance, and improve budget-owner accountability with Apptio IT Financial Management Foundation.

 

 

Apptio IT Financial Management Foundation

Apptio IT Financial Management Foundation

The standard model for
IT costs

The Apptio TBM Unified Model® (ATUM®) standardizes the financial information necessary for IT leaders to manage their technology business.

 

Standardized IT Cost Transparency

Why IT needs its own planning tool

Best practices to help you free yourself of agonizing spreadsheet management in just six weeks & gain confidence that every IT dollar spent is providing business value.

 

Why IT needs its own planning tool

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