Apptio: Automating Cost Transparency
IT spend has become one of the largest budget line items in companies today. IT organizations worldwide spent over $3.7 trillion dollars in 2013 alone. Despite the growth in IT spend, many IT organizations do not have the capability to clearly and easily articulate where that spend is going, how it correlates to the services they are delivering or what value the business is realizing from the services. In order to stay competitive, businesses are seeking ways to optimize and align.
Apptio: Eleven Essential Metrics for Optimizing the Business Value of IT
In this primer, we discuss the IT financial metrics employed by many of today's leading IT organizations to provide better transparency and align IT to the needs of the business. We focus on the essential IT financial metrics that help you make better decisions and communicate with stakeholders in the language they understand. By reading this primer, you will better understand how to use IT financial metrics to improve the business value of IT.