November 10, 2008
Whether you’re a startup or a big company, your IT costs are probably going up these days. And what with all the laptops, desktops, mobile phones, servers, and data centers to keep track of—not to mention e-mail systems, software applications, and tech support—it’s getting harder to predict what those costs are going to be, or even understand where they are coming from. Which is where Apptio comes in.
October 06, 2008
While lean principles and practices have been widely adopted in manufacturing over the years, their use in IT has just recently gained popularity. Lean IT is a revised way of thinking whose ultimate goal is the elimination of wasted IT resources, thereby increasing business efficiency and profits. Knowledge Center contributor Sunny Gupta explains the six steps organizations should follow to obtain Lean IT operations.