IT Services Transformation

  • Cloud Freakonomics

    There is a widely held assumption that the Cloud is usually a more cost-effective means of procuring IT resources. But of course, we all know what happens when you 'assume'. Forrester analyst and cloud cognoscenti, James Staten tackles the...
  • Profiles in Services Transformation: Cisco

    Apptio counts many high-profile Fortune 500 companies as customers. But few of them are as far along the journey of delivering IT as a true portfolio of services as is Cisco . Leading this sweeping initiative is Cisco’s CIO (and strategic advisor...
  • Does the Cloud Pit Business Against IT?

    We all know there’s still plenty of “buzz” surrounding cloud computing, and quite honestly, no one expects it to quiet down anytime soon. But, how do the folks in the IT shop really feel about the cloud? Are companies truly growing...
  • Why Managing the Business of Technology Is Different than Systems Management

    Welcome to my first post - I am the founder & CEO of Apptio and am starting to get my feet wet in the blogosphere. I wanted to start by telling you why I believe Technology Business Management will be the hottest thing in Enterprise IT in a few years...
  • Survey Says: Costs of the Cloud Still Unclear

    Cloud computing success stories come in all shapes and sizes – private, public, large F100 companies, SMBs, and the list goes on. From these use cases, the assumption that the cloud enables greater agility is hard to question. But while it might...
  • “Kill the Marketers”… A CTO's Practical Cloud Advice

    Last week I attended the Gartner Data Center Summit in Las Vegas to meet with some Apptio customers and discuss how Technology Business Management is impacting their shared services infrastructure and the emerging unified data center fabric. There was...