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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: Cloud Computing – A Shadow IT Enabler in Disguise?

    For many of our customers, gaining control of (or at least management of) Shadow IT through better IT Cost Transparency has shown business leaders the real “full” cost of Shadow IT and IT leaders the need to better align services to business needs. Before cloud computing, Shadow IT (tech...
  • Blog Post: Ernst & Young Advisory Practice Lead advocates 'Baseline IT Costs is Phase I in Cost Optimization'

    In the Baseline article, “ IT Spending Meets C-Suite Expectations ” Ernst & Young Advisory practice lead, Leslie Blair, outlines the process of IT Cost Optimization and the need for good cost transparency as a starting point. To understand how IT supports their businesses, executives...
  • Blog Post: Virtualization Drives Need for Better Financial Management Systems

    Today Apptio announced a new capability for helping IT track costs from virtualized environments. The expansion of virtualization—server, desktop, storage, etc.—is making it virtually (pun intended) impossible to track the cost of underlying physical components without good financial management...
  • Blog Post: IT Cost Optimization

    As the first big discussion on the Apptio blog, let’s lay it out there: What is IT Cost Optimization? IT Cost Optimization helps IT departments make better decisions about how they run IT by tracking all cost drivers within IT and allocating those costs to an IT Service (or application or Line...