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When on-premises IT was the only game in town, corporate IT had to invest long-term. With the public cloud, there is another investment option.


Software as a Service (SaaS) has a compelling value proposition, but a decision to migrate to it shouldn’t be rooted in the technology alone.


Annual budget variance causes turbulence for every IT organization. Take steps to fix it to avoid end of year surprises.


Apptio Cloud Cost Management provides IT leaders with clarity into total public cloud spending to drive accountability, optimization, and efficient utilization.


Service owners need to advocate for a service portfolio that the business actually uses.


Organizations optimize their IaaS footprint by aligning spend to a business outcome.


Six steps for a successful application rationalization framework, and the ultimate cheat sheet for application rationalization TCO analysis. 


Rolling forecasts create an agile planning process that holds cost center owners accountable to key performance indicators.


SaaS offerings are proliferating and organizations need to optimize costs, reduce redundancy and measure adoption.


IT Vendor lifecycle management needs a new approach and a new solution.


See how First Citizens used a centralized, end-to-end IT planning system to improve plan accuracy, run more frequent forecasting and detect budget variance earlier.


Convey the value of IT services and projects in terms that resonate with business executives and stakeholders.


Digital business transformation is a top priority, but CIOs are often asked to address a multi-billion dollar elephant in the boardroom: “how will we pay for this?”


When undertaking a showback billing process, it can be for its own standalone purpose or as a stepping stone to chargeback.


Getting people to collaborate at the office can be just as difficult as wrangling kids into a team at home. Find out the key to teamwork.