Category Archives: Chargeback

Top Lessons from the Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit

Tweet For organizations to remain sustainable in an increasing complex and competitive environment, it is essential that they gain greater control and visibility of their IT costs. Today’s IT executives are faced with more challenges than ever before, from rising … Continue reading

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Fostering IT Innovation: What CFOs Need to Know

Tweet To say that CFOs are pressured to spur growth in the midst of a slow and still uncertain economy is an understatement. As organizations continue to look for ways to tighten their budgets, their technology investments are often one … Continue reading

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CIOs and CMOs: Getting Everyone on the Same Page

Tweet Creating alignment between the IT department and all business units within the enterprise is essential for any organization to ensure it invests in the right technology, while avoiding instances of duplicated applications or continued support of underutilized technologies. With … Continue reading

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The New Reality: Doing Less with Less

Tweet Technology plays a vital role for organizations looking to bring innovative services to customers. But, with continued pressures placed on lowering IT budgets, how can organizations optimize technology investments and ensure they have the funding needed to do more … Continue reading

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Saving Business Users from Disaster

Tweet Are technology-savvy, empowered and informed business managers potentially dangerous to your business? It might sound counterintuitive, but more informed business consumers with the power to purchase technology solutions may wreak havoc on more than just the IT budget – … Continue reading

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Combining the Benefits of Software-as-a-Service with IT Financial Management

Tweet As organizations expand their global footprint, the benefits of all SaaS-based applications increase. In addition to moving the technology commitment from a capital to an operational expense, delivery of enterprise applications via the internet enables all users to access … Continue reading

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ITFMA 2012 Conference Attendees Agree: It’s Time to Put Discipline around IT Finance

Tweet In the heart of San Francisco, more than 225 IT finance professionals from private-sector companies and government agencies gathered together last week at the ITFMA’s Financial World of Information Technology Conferences. This marks the organization’s 25th year and the … Continue reading

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Chargeback – It’s NOT a Four Letter Word Any More

Tweet If the notion of chargeback to your business units for IT allocations makes you shudder, it’s probably because your experience with it was a bit ahead of its time. Many early attempts at ‘chargeback’ were ‘homegrown’ and failed because … Continue reading

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What Will CIOs Need to Focus on in 2012?

Tweet As we enter a new year, the pressure on CIOs will continue to be heightened as business expectations around doing more for less will not be diminished. With these increased pressures, the CIO should start the year with a … Continue reading

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Is IT Chargeback Evil?

Tweet With the advent of technologies such as development outsourcing, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), virtualization, and cloud computing, we’re seeing a consistent pattern: squeeze as much out of the IT organization as possible at a lower cost. In many organizations, the Information … Continue reading

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