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6 Best Practices for Allocating IT Costs for the Public Sector

6 Best Practices for Allocating IT Costs for the Public Sector

Cost allocation is an integral part of Technology Business Management (TBM), as CIOs and IT finance leadership are often pushed to defend their IT cost recovery when agency stakeholders demand to see how their consumption of technology resources controls the total cost. Employing the most suitable cost allocation strategy for your agency’s needs is the best way to deliver visibility into how spending affects the delivery of IT services and how they support key mission objectives.

Download this white paper to understand the pros and cons of six major categories of cost allocation strategy:

  • Even spread
  • Manually assigned percentage
  • Manually weighted
  • Direct spend weighting of shared expenses
  • Consumption-based
  • Multi-dimensional
6 Best Practices for Agencies to Allocate IT Costs for the Public Sector

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