IT Cost Levers

Crossderry Blog

Filed under: PMO Tagged: budgeting , Cost Management , Mobile , operating costs , TCO , Wireless And Mobility. PMO budgeting Cost Management Mobile operating costs TCO Wireless And Mobility Caught this post on Apptio’s blog re: optimizing IT budgets. It summarizes a Gartner report — I’ve seen earlier versions — which is interesting and Apptio will provide the report if you provide them your contact info.

Alternative Selection – Total Value of Ownership

Strategy Driven

Alternative Selection Premium Strategic Planning strategydriven TCO total cost of ownership total value of ownership

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A Better Metric for the Value of a Worker Training Program

Harvard Business Review

We need to adopt something similar to a “total cost of ownership” (TCO) analysis. Now common in industry, TCO considers both direct and indirect costs over time. Applying a form of TCO to workforce programs makes sense because, instead of concentrating on inputs (in the form of spending), this approach emphasizes outcomes (in the form of long-term results).

5 Reasons CFOs Struggle with Financial Reporting and Analysis (and How to Overcome the Challenges)

The Kini Group

As a result, the price tag – both upfront and TCO – is far lower than it was even a few years ago. No one likes financial reporting and analysis. There, I said it. Analysis, now sometimes that’s fun. But reporting? Always a chore.

Complimentary Resource – The Truth About Mobile Business Intelligence: Five Common Myths Debunked

Strategy Driven

In fact, companies that choose the right solution, with the right capabilities, will realize low TCO and rapid ROI, while empowering their mobile users with the ability to access and interact with timely, complete corporate information from any smartphone or tablet.

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