June 04, 2012
Public cloud infrastructure, the pay-as-you-use server and storage services sold by the likes of Amazon, Microsoft, and Rackspace, is getting some serious test-drives this year. About one-fourth of IT execs in our Global CIO Survey say they plan a major project this year to bring the public cloud into their IT infrastructure. But there's a cloud of doubt hanging over cloud infrastructure. IT execs, especially at big, established companies, are asking themselves: Are these services really less expensive than the capacity provisioned from my own data center?
CFO Insight
May 28, 2012
A new breed of firms is measuring productivity and financial returns on investment in enterprise IT systems. For the chief financial officer, this means better cost metrics on IT and clearer decision making.
Compliance Week
March 29, 2012
KPMG, an audit, tax and advisory firm, and Apptio, a provider of Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions, has formed a business alliance designed to help clients strengthen their Information Technology organizations and processes.
The Wall Street Journal
March 28, 2012
IT management software company Apptio plans to hire at least 100 new employees this year at its Bellevue, Wash., headquarters. The company raised $50 million earlier this month from T. Rowe Price Group Inc. and existing investors Greylock Partners, Madrona Venture Group, and Shasta Ventures.
Director of Finance Online
March 23, 2012
By employing ABC to cost IT products, applications and services, you get a clearer, more accurate picture of your total costs.