FASB Excitement in the Air

When I think about exciting things happening in 2018, I think Winter Olympics in South Korea, the forthcoming nuptials between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and maybe the release of the movie “The Black Panther”.  However, the FASB has some exciting things for us too this year!  If you attended the Nicus Software 2-day IT...

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What’s The Value?

Much like patrons of Super Bowl LII will react to prices at the concession stand, most of us frequently look at our monthly, household bills and think, “Why am I paying so much for that?”  When we receive our credit card statements or utilities and cell phone bills, we expect them be accurate, understandable, and...

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Tis the Season

This time of year is always cause for reflection – on what we are thankful for and what lies ahead in the upcoming year.  In doing so, we recognize that not everyone is as fortunate as we are, and we think about how we can help our fellow neighbors.  The Charities Committee at Nicus is...

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2017 Gartner IT Finance, Procurement, and Asset Management Conference

Nicus is a Premier sponsor at the upcoming 2017 Gartner IT Finance, Procurement, and Asset Management Conference (ITFPAM) in Nashville, Tennessee, September 11-13. This event presents a great opportunity to network, learn, and cultivate the skills needed in the ITFPAM disciplines.  Analysts and thought leaders will share best practices to help improve professional development and...

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Hybrid Cloud

Over the weekend, I was driving through the mountains in Virginia and had the opportunity to stop at various scenic overlooks to view the beautiful mountains at sunset in the horizon.  As an IT Finance professional, I am always in search of relevant analogies between my personal and professional life.  Yesterday, the clouds in the sunset vistas...

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Enabling Actionable Transparency Through Allocated Views of IT Spend

Basic ITFM: ITFM provides allocated views of IT spend Each view is generated by separate data & processes Each view provides value to key and select stakeholders Services View: Provides insight into technology service costs and unit rates. Enables Service managers to drive down unit rates and benchmark against outside suppliers and piers Consumer View: Provides insight...

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