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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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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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Managing the Hard-wired Cost of Wireless Communication

Tweet With the worst days of the recent recession likely behind us, many organizations are loosening the purse strings and looking at strategic IT investments to grow the business and outperform the competition. One area that is gaining tremendous acceleration … Continue reading

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Five Best Practices for Service Costing

Tweet A service costing catalog helps the IT organization communicate the services and solutions that are available to business users. Understanding the strategic benefits of technology decisions and having access to information that empowers managers to make informed decisions are … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of False Transparency In IT Practices – And What To Do About It

Tweet As organizations seek to drive increased technology cost transparency, IT departments are making good strides to implement the tools and processes to communicate the value of IT. While the approach is right, a common oversight in the rush to … Continue reading

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Changing Your Tune: Focus on IT Demand Management

Tweet Exiting the weakened economy means many enterprises have already completed or are about to complete round two of their cost optimization efforts. The economic downturn led to significant IT cuts in terms of staff as well as reduction of … Continue reading

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Managing the Financials of IT

Tweet As President and CEO of ComSci, I wanted to introduce myself and explain why IT Financial and Business Management is more than just putting a slick looking presentation layer on top of existing IT systems and processes. Prior to … Continue reading

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Prevent Managers from Going Rogue!

Tweet The perception of many business unit managers is that IT purchases and services shouldn’t be allocated and should instead be absorbed as a corporate operating expense. In a traditional chargeback model the IT department might divide its budget for … Continue reading

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