IT Costs

Communication of IT Costs

As discussed in our recent post, IT cost transparency is defined as the knowledge of how business usage impacts the costs that are associated to IT. With the transition of IT into the new cloud and virtual systems, it is seen as a critical requirement for acceptance both inside the organization as well as outside. […] Read More

Control and Compliance in IT Asset Management

Today’s IT environment is dynamic and always changing. The complexity is increasing with the global expansion and number of sites to manage, as well as the diversity of software/hardware vendors to address. The varieties also exist with the different vendors and the types of rules to align with the license as well as the company’s […] Read More

CIOs – Accelerating Change in the Business

Years ago, the CIO in most enterprises were always on the outlook for any hidden projects or investments taking place within the business that had not obtained their approvals and controls. This might have started with a new email software, monitoring social media, or big data storage to name a few of the recent investment […] Read More

IT Asset Management: Minimize Costs and Maximize Benefits

In today’s worldwide operations, IT Asset Management is a common link. The assets and budgets might be located around the world, presenting a global challenge for teams to implement ITIL best practices in the organization. The costs are often presented in a variety of places and methods in the business. It initiates in the first […] Read More

IT Asset Inventory – Achieving Accuracy

Many enterprises already have some type of tracking for the IT Assets. It might include information such as serial numbers, asset tags, locations and cost center affiliation collected over time. However the management and ongoing updates is a challenge, with the increased diversity of assets as well as the global locations of many companies. The […] Read More

Immediate Impact with Greatest Flexibility: The CIO Decision Balance

As the fourth quarter of 2012 is underway, there is increased pressure on the CIOs. This ranges from the trends in technology, globalization and governments. The CIO is seen as the go-to person often to improve efficiencies. CIO Magazine highlighted this in a recent article. The knowledge and exposure to other organizations and the investments […] Read More