April, 2009

  • Building Trust in an Allocation Model

    I spent some time with over 100 CIOs this last week at the CIO Perspectives event in New York. While Cost Reduction was still THE theme of that day, the 2 nd most talked about idea seemed to be the need to build trust with business leaders when rolling...
  • Nothing is Certain except for Death, Taxes and that IT will have to reduce Operating Costs again this year

    As you might have seen in our latest press release , Apptio had a very good Q1 with a number of new customer acquisitions . A common thread we heard from CIOs in Q1 goes something like this: “I have systems to manage my projects and track ROI on...
  • ITFMA Abuzz with IT Cost Transparency

    I spent the week at the IT Financial Management Association conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Aside from the tornado warnings on Thursday and the hotel that was under massive renovation while we were there, it was a great show. I sensed a milestone in the...