Improve the Way You Measure IT


There’s often a significant divide between the way IT and the way finance thinks...

The Business of Client Focused IT Financial Management


What a Super Bowl! An undrafted player from West Alabama, who used to work at Popeyes, intercepts the ball on the goal line with 20 seconds remaining in the game. The other team overthinks the situation and makes a decision that leads to the interception and loses the game. As in football, sometimes experienced business leaders think too much about the next “play” and make the wrong decisions that hurt their organizations.

Deciphering the Buzz About IT Cost Visibility


Anyone who works in IT financial management for more than two weeks has come across the phrase, "Transparency through cost visibility." It's more or less a buzzword -- or a buzz phrase, as the case may be. But how do you implement a cost visibility project that reinforces accountability?

Actionable Data


The story has been well-told in the book "Moneyball," with the movie of the same name. By looking at data in a different way -- by digging for information on players that others missed, searching for details in the numbers that can be quantified -- foregoing the hunches and the guesswork -- the A's continue to build a winning team year after year.

Managed Services for IT Financial Management


When a meeting with a prospective client starts with an apology, it's a little disheartening. Thankfully, this trip was not in vain. The gentleman whom we met with did not know the myriad of services Nicus offers. In preparation for our meeting, he determined his company was too small to benefit from an implementation of M-PWR and he did not have the personnel to manage the practice.