Recent Posts

01/08/18

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.

01/03/18

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.

11/16/17

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

11/08/17

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

09/26/17

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

09/13/17

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

09/08/17

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

08/22/17

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

07/25/17

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

07/20/17

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

06/16/17

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.

05/17/17

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

04/20/17

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?”

04/19/17

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

04/11/16

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.