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The Apptio blog provides insights into topics ranging from Technology Business Management (TBM) to "Life @ Apptio" stories from Apptio colleagues.
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  • Blog Post: The Costing Engine Behind Facebook’s New Vending Machines

    During a recent trip to Silicon Valley, I had the opportunity to sit down with Michal Lev-Ram of Fortune Magazine, to discuss the emerging Technology Business Management (TBM) category and how CIOs are putting TBM solutions to work to transform their IT organizations. Of particular interest to Michal...
  • Blog Post: IT Demand Management vs. Chargeback. Why Choose?

    Linda Tucci, SearchCIO, wrote a pair of great articles ( Deutsche Post DHL cuts IT budgets by half with a supply demand model and Does IT Chargeback Pave the Way to Outsourcing? ) following a discussion on whether IT Demand Management practices or Chargeback is better for aligning IT to business priorities...
  • Blog Post: 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 out a shared services model or a chargeback or allocation...
  • Blog Post: 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 growth of our industry was taking place. IT Cost...