...of IT leaders often go awry
Can't accurately budget and forecast costs
Can't accurately budget and forecast demand
Under- or over-spending on service capacity
Unpredictable charges to the business for IT services
Inability to analyze alternative cost optimization scenarios
Can't accurately budget and forecast build costs
Can't accurately budget and forecast run costs
Misaligned build and run budgets that starve projects of funding
Inability to adjust project spend when business priorities change
Unforeseen OpEx hangovers when projects shift from build to run
But trustworthy plans are essential to your strategy
of IT leaders report their highest priority in 2017 is delivering value to the business
You need a better way to align IT investments to business strategy
Automate your budgeting and forecasting process to eliminate spreadsheet wrangling.
Consolidate unit demand and set unit prices based on forecasted service costs and volumes.
Plan capital/run/carryover costs for projects, and model impact to IT service pricing.