March 15, 2012
Apptio, moving further down the path toward a possible IPO, today announced a $50 million funding round led by T. Rowe Price — a significant injection of capital for the Seattle-area company and one of the largest venture capital financings in the Pacific Northwest in the past five years.
March 13, 2012
While many businesses struggle to make the most of their technology assets, Cisco is overcoming this challenge by embracing the idea of IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) - focusing their thinking not on technology but on business impact. Cisco CIO Rebecca Jacoby outlines the company's efforts in this CIO Update exclusive.
March 07, 2012
For Colin Rowland of Apptio, activity-based costing could be the only way to really get a grip on ICT costs – which, he says, are all too often invisible, and spread like ‘peanut butter’ across the organisation
February 28, 2012
It used to be that buying IT equipment or licensing software was an event. But with the rise of cloud computing, it's now an ongoing process. The challenge that change creates, of course, is keeping track of what services are being consumed by whom each month. While spreadsheets were effective tools for keeping track of purchases that were made occasionally, it's now clear that in the services-led world of cloud computing, spreadsheets aren't really going to make the IT grade anymore.