Help IT Departments Run Like a Business l CIO.com

Actually entitled ” Apptio Helps IT Departments Run Like a Business ,” this article touches on the emerging SW platform choices in the TBM, or ITBFM, space.  Apptio was early out, along with Digital Fuel*, and has since been joined by firms which are still still around (e.g ComSci) or those who aren’t (e.g. Costnomics).  

Regardless of which software is used, per the ex-CIO of Hilton, “Fundamentally, the vision…to leverage cloud-based services to run IT as a business is absolutely critical for all CIOs these days.”

That’s why TBM-readiness and TBM-maturity assessments are so valuable; they can help a CIO start defining their “next steps” and prepare for a short-term POC to understand what value they should expect from TBM.

Focused on TBM, Technology Business Management ("run IT like a business"). - 30+ years of experience, in providing IT strategy, process, application, RAMP, hardware, software, network, internet and cloud solutions to financial services, MRD and high technology companies from startup to F500. - 20+ published articles on the intersection of business and technology. - Startup advisor and mentor to a dozen startups, four of which were acquired and one of which is newly-launched (ITconnecter, a Crosswaves Ventures LLC company). - Specialties: IT Technology Business Management (TBM, aka "run IT like a business"), strategic partnerships, technology innovation, solutioning and program/project management (onshore, nearshore, offshore). Technology consulting focused on innovation, built around process, data and integration (cloud, social networking). We use I/TBM financial management best practices to help mid-size and large enterprises ensure they are meeting the needs of their business effectively and efficiently.

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