Tag Archives: IT Allocation

Can You Handle the Truth?

Tweet You know the drill: it’s time for the monthly IT budget meeting, so you print out spreadsheets and reports which lists your corporate technology investments, how they’re funded and how they’re being used to support business initiatives. You do … Continue reading

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The Path to a Successful ITFBM Initiative: Part 3 of 3 – Committing to Continuous Improvement

Tweet After recognizing the need for an ITFBM (IT Financial Business Management) solution , and making the business case to executives, the IT organization should be well on its way to implementing its new ITFBM initiative. But that is still … Continue reading

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The Path to a Successful ITFBM Initiative: Part 2 of 3 – Making the Business Case

Tweet As mentioned in the first part of this series, the majority of attendees at a recent ITFMA conference indicated that their organizations lack a plan to achieve ITFBM (IT Financial Business Management) maturity. One of the biggest factors hindering … Continue reading

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The Future of IT Finance Revealed at July ITFMA Conference

Tweet The most recent ITFMA World of IT Financial Management Conference was held earlier this month in beautiful Savannah, Georgia. Despite being in one of the most historic cities in the country, the conference was focused only on looking toward … Continue reading

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Strategies for Solving IT’s Image Problem

Tweet This guest blog is written by Earl Butler, Information Technology Finance Expert. We asked Earl to share his insight on achieving better alignment between IT and the rest of the business. If you’d like to contribute a guest blog … Continue reading

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IT Portfolio Rationalization: Three Big Questions Every CIO Should Ask

Tweet Three questions that should be on every CIO’s mind in 2013: Are our IT portfolio and spend rationalized? How do we know? And what are the enterprise-wide steps we can take to govern that rationalized portfolio? IT portfolio rationalization … 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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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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