Blog: IT Strategy

  • HDI Houston: Financial Management for the Business Focused IT Executive Read More...
  • DFW HDI Meeting: Guest Speaker Charles Williams May Chapter Meeting: Financial Management for IT Services May 19th @ 1:30 pm – 4:15 pm This session discusses how IT Financial Management (ITFM) guidance and methods apply to an ITSM strategy to better align the IT organization to meet the needs of the business. The speaker provides a prescriptive approach of how TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), ...
  • IT Service Costing, “A Proven Approach to Measure the Cost and Value of IT” Webinar Recording   CIO Knowledge Byte   This webinar will show you practical methods and concepts to accurately measure and manage the cost your IT organization’s Services. Learn how IT Leaders are: Establishing the true cost, value and usage of IT Services delivered to each Line-of-Business (LOB) Developing financial analytics to illustrate the value of IT Service vs. market competitiveness Implementing IT Service ...
  • Novation Agreement For IT Service Financial Management (ITSFM) Solutions KEDARit announced an agreement with Novation, a leading healthcare services company, to offer its members and affiliates Software as a Service (SaaS) IT Financial Management (ITFM) Solutions. In today’s complex technology environment, IT organizations are expected to optimize budgetary spending, while providing greater levels of service and support. Read more… Read More...
  • What are Industry Analyst saying about KEDARit? Here are a couple of links to what IT Industry Analysts say about KEDARit and our SaaS Cost Optimization Service (COp-S™) Solution offerings. 451 Research Provides information technology research and timely insight into the competitive dynamics of innovation in emerging technology segments. Computer Economics Provides metrics for IT management. They conduct original research regarding the strategic and ...
  • 7 Essentials for Creating a S.M.A.R.T. Service Catalog Presenter: Charles Williams, IT Strategy Practice Leader Title: 7 Essentials for Creating a S.M.A.R.T. Service Catalog Abstract: The disconnect between business goals and IT priorities consistently ranks among the top three issues facing CIOs year after year. While the specific wording varies from survey to survey, the strong message is the same — business unit executives and ...
  • Five IT Service Costing Best Practices for Complex IT Organizations The concept of allocating the cost of IT services (commonly called “IT service costing”) is not new. Organizations since the 1980s have been doing zero-based budgeting, activity-based budgeting since the 1990s, and portfolio management since the 2000s. Today’s on-demand and pay per unit consumption business mentality present significant challenges to traditional IT organizations. This new ...
  • Kicking the 80/20 Budget Habit Perhaps no C-level position has undergone as many changes in expectations, approaches, and philosophies over the past decade as that of the Chief Information Officer. CIOs have never had such a glorious—and challenging—opportunity to deliver significant, enduring, and transformational business impact and customer value as they do today. But it’s not a job for the faint ...
  • How to Achieve CIO Longevity and Know If You’re Not If you are an IT functional leader like a CIO, or even aspiring to be a CIO, your role is more challenging today than ever before. In the past, IT leaders were primarily evaluated on their personal leadership qualities — their interpersonal skills and strategic insight were the primary source of their success. But, today things ...
  • Measure “Cloud Solutions” Impact How to determine the real cost and value of your Cloud Solutions. The first step to measuring the Clouds impact on IT cost is to identify the current capabilities of your IT organization. The difficulty in doing this is that most budget models are rooted in complex technology architectures and a host of other technology driven ...
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    • Stop Running the Business of IT on Spreadsheets! ... 5 months ago
    • Turn Your ITSM Solution “paper tiger” into a Cost-Cutting Machine ... 7 months ago
    • HDI Houston: Financial Management for the Business Focused IT Executive ... 9 months ago
    • May HDI: Financial Management for IT Services ... 1 year ago
    • DFW HDI Meeting: Guest Speaker Charles Williams ... 1 year ago