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Application Total Cost of Ownership (app TCO) is at the core of application rationalization initiatives.This cheat sheet provides the 20 most important questions to ask to build a successful app TCO analysis.  
The percentage of IT budget allocated to vendors is growing—82% of IT leaders say they spend more than 25% of their budget on vendors, and this number is increasing.  Download this executive brief to learn how to optimize and align your vendor...
To extract the full value from a SaaS vendor, organizations need to optimize costs, reduce redundancy and measure adoption. Download this executive brief to learn how the proliferation of SaaS offerings asks organizations to evaluate a new type...
The federal government plans to invest more than $89 billion on information technology in fiscal year 2017. Typically, these investments have failed, gotten mired in cost overruns and missed deadlines or contributed little to mission-related...
Cloud adoption naturally cycles through four key phases: transparency, planning, engagement, and optimization. CIOs must use this sequence to determine where and when to use cloud, plan for migration and demand, engage the business in cloud...
In this executive brief, we explore best practices for understanding and communicating IT’s business value by showing cost, consumption, and choice in business terms. Discover how to maximize the business value from every IT...
These metrics are endorsed by the TBM Council and geared to help you:Measure and communicate IT cost and value in terms the business understandsQuantify the value of technology and build confidence in IT performanceBuild better relationships with...
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have made a comeback. Industry reports indicate that 2014 was the best year for M&A worldwide since 2007, with a 47 percent improvement over the previous year. The momentum is expected to continue this year and...
Download this executive brief for a quick overview on how you can overcome common IT budgeting and forecasting challenges to:Increase the predictability and efficiency of your IT planning processImprove planning transparency to drive accountability...
If you’ve ever owned the IT budgeting and forecasting processes, you’ll probably agree that building and managing a financial plan is painful. Most IT Finance professionals recall feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, or concerned at some point in the...