April 11, 2011
Swiss Re has installed a new cost management software that gives the company more transparency of the cost of IT to the business. The reinsurer has moved from using spreadsheets to installing the SaaS-based software from Apptio, which is designed specifically for managing IT costs in an automated manner. It is deploying the software for its global operations across more than 20 countries.
March 31, 2011
If you spend enough time with CIOs from large enterprise organizations, you will hear the word “transformation” thrown around quite a bit. That’s due largely to the fact that CIOs are under increasing pressure to evolve IT from a department that “keeps the lights on” to one that can transform the business itself. So what strategies and best practices are these transformative CIOs putting in place to evolve their organization to become more business focused?
March 15, 2011
With the advent of virtualization and cloud computing, figuring out the actual cost of enterprise computing has never been more important or complicated.
March 11, 2011
Migrating business applications and IT infrastructure to a cloud service has obvious financial benefits: fewer hardware costs and instant scalability, to name two. But when put into practice, the financial planning for such a sea change has many CIOs lost at sea.