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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: Adventures in IT Budgeting

    Who owns the IT budget? The answer to that question is increasingly important, especially in today’s competitive and changing business environment. But, just as the answer is increasingly “important,” it’s also becoming more and more complex. These days, IT is vital to virtually...
  • Blog Post: Is Healthcare Ready for the Cloud?

    In passing the HITECH Act as part of ARRA in 2009, the government had two primary goals: Moving physicians who have been slow to migrate from paper-based patient records to an electronic medical record (EMR) system, and ensuring that patient data no longer sits in a silo, but instead is actively...
  • 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: PPM -- Trying to Fit a Square Peg into a Round Hole

    Let me preface this post by saying, Apptio is a big proponent of Project Portfolio Management (PPM). We believe a customer who is already using a PPM system to manage projects is one step ahead of the game. With a market expected to surpass the $1B mark by 2012*, PPM is a well-established software category...
  • Blog Post: Bridging the TBM Gap: A Nation of Spreadsheet Users

    As I talk to prospects, other IT Finance practitioners and attend trade shows, I am constantly reminded that our customers are on the cutting edge of IT Financial Management and leveraging the latest technology to advance their capabilities. That’s not to say that everyone else is not trying to...