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Create a single source of truth

to track "run" and "grow" IT spend in one view.


Manage full lifecycle project costs

with visibility across both build and run phases.


Understand project financial impact

by tracking and forecasting costs against IT budgets and resources.

“One of the primary challenges we face in IT financial planning is creating a single view of our investments across resources, services, and innovation. Today, for instance, we can't provide a combined view of operational and investment costs for both projects and services.”


—Stephanie Rendon, Director of Finance, Information Management, CHRISTUS Health

Single planning source
Budget full lifecycle
Forecast cost impact

Create a single source of truth for project budgets

Eliminate the disconnect between "run" and "change" spend

  • View IT costs in single, consolidated system for IT financials.
  • Establish overall IT budgets inclusive of project investments.
  • Import existing project resource plans and schedules from PPM tools.

Plan costs over the full project lifecycle

Avoid OpEx "hangovers" when projects transition to the run phase

  • Plan the costs and resources needed for single and multi-year projects, including capital and run costs.
  • Incorporate multi-year project run costs into IT service pricing.
  • Incorporate project carryover costs into subsequent fiscal years.
  • Model the impact of varying project scenarios.

Understand project financial impact

Stop IT budget surprises from project overspend

  • Forecast direct and indirect project costs.
  • Track the impact of project changes on IT budgets, shared resources, and project spend burn-rate.
  • Forecast labor costs using hours and labor rates.
  • Forecast amortization for capital investments.

Apptio Project Financial Planning is made for you

IT Finance

Establish planning agility, predictability, and accountability for projects

Increase project owners' budget autonomy and accountability

Deliver accurate IT project budgets and forecasts, including CapEx, OpEx, build, and run

Project Management

Align IT project resourcing to business priorities and IT strategy

Identify and allocate resources for projects with clarity on budget implications

Manage the full financial lifecycle of projects across both build and run phases

Office of the CIO

Put innovation dollars to best use, with full transparency into long-term run costs

Improve BU satisfaction and project accountability with budget transparency

Establish accurate overall IT budgets inclusive of project investments

Plan the full life-cycle of project build and run costs

Gain full understanding of IT budgets needed in order to deliver top priority projects within budget while meeting run needs.


5 ways your project financial planning process can fail …and how you can fix it

Learn how to eliminate operating and investment silos, avoid “out-year” project overruns, end over-commitments of IT resources, and more.


The ultimate cheat sheet for executing rolling IT forecasts

Discover the steps necessary to ensure technology project costs transfer seamlessly from the build phase to the run phase.


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