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[Gartner Research Report] 7 Factors Drive ITFM Tool Success

Posted November 6, 2020

"Most IT Financial Management programs will require a system or tool to help automate the data aggregation, analytics ...

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Florida Blue’s Transparency Shift with Nicus: From financial reporting to true IT management

Posted October 22, 2020

Background With 92 cost centers allocating dollars with no correlation, visibility into IT spend was nonexistent for ...

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[Case Study] Florida Blue’s Transparency Shift with Nicus: From financial reporting to true IT management

Posted October 22, 2020

Background With 92 cost centers allocating dollars with no correlation, visibility into IT spend was nonexistent for ...

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[CIO Dive Webinar] Accelerating Transformation in Budget-Cutting Times

Posted September 25, 2020

Date/Time: Now Available On-Demand Panelists: Chris Aber, Nicus; Anja Allen, Ernst & Young LLP; Ginger Allen, ...

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[Case Study] State of Arizona Reinvests $16.6 Million Running Government at the Speed of Business

Posted September 17, 2020

Background Governor Doug Ducey has a clear vision for Arizona. He wants it to be the number one place to live, work, ...

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State of Arizona Reinvests $16.6 Million Running Government at the Speed of Business

Posted September 17, 2020

Background Governor Doug Ducey has a clear vision for Arizona. He wants it to be the number one place to live, work, ...

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[Webinar] From Cost Center to Business Partner: How IT leaders are moving the dial

Posted September 11, 2020

Date/Time: Now Available On-Demand Speaker: Martha Heller, CEO, Heller Search Associates With technology the ...

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[Webinar] IT Financial Management (ITFM) for Product-Centric Delivery

Posted August 11, 2020

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 15th 3:30PM ET Speaker: Anja Allen, Principal, Ernst & Young LLP As IT ...

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[Webinar] Service Value Metrics: What we should be measuring to understand real value to the organization

Posted July 28, 2020

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 25th 3PM ET Speaker: Nan Braun, CEO, Thavron Solutions Without understanding the real ...

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[Webinar] Rightsizing TBM for Your Organization

Posted July 28, 2020

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 11th 3PM ET Speaker: Bryan Morland, Partner, Proven FM TBM is a powerful framework, ...

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ITFM & TBM Program Maturity: Technology and Data

Posted July 22, 2020

This blog is the third in a series of posts regarding ITFM & TBM Program Maturity. Get the full guide. Maturity ...

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[Whitepaper] IT Financials in an Agile and Product-centric World

Posted July 20, 2020

According to a 2018 Gartner Survey, 85% of respondents’ IT organizations have either adopted, or plan to adopt, a ...

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IT Financials in an Agile and Product-centric World

Posted July 20, 2020

This post is an excerpt from a whitepaper, authored by Nicus Chief Product Officer Amit Kumar, titled "IT Financials in ...

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ITFM & TBM Program Maturity: Maturity Factor #2 – Process

Posted July 15, 2020

This blog is a continuation of our previous post regarding ITFM & TBM Program Maturity and the People ...

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ITFM & TBM Program Maturity: Maturity Factor #1 – People

Posted July 7, 2020

With the right forethought and execution, launching an IT Financial Management (ITFM) or Technology Business Management ...

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[Webinar] ITFM & TBM Maturity Assessment & Roadmap

Posted June 30, 2020

How do you grow an ITFM or TBM program to full maturity? This interactive webinar explains the entire process and ...

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[eBook] ITFM/TBM Program Maturity Guide

Posted June 29, 2020

With the right forethought and execution, launching an IT Financial Management (ITFM) or Technology Business Management ...

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[Case Study] City of Seattle Tackles IT Centralization and Gains 3,000 Hours Annually with Nicus

Posted June 9, 2020

In 2015, the City of Seattle Mayor saw a future driven by technology and an opportunity for the city. At the time, ...

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[Case Study] AmFam Uses Nicus to Elevate IT Intelligence & Business Planning

Posted June 9, 2020

Sparked by an ongoing quest for reliable data to guide profit and growth planning, and a never-ending backlog of ...

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3 Simple Rules to Manage Remote Work Effectively

Posted May 29, 2020

As organizations navigate the post-pandemic landscape, it’s becoming clear that having a successful remote work ...

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How to Reduce Storage Costs by Right-Sizing Consumption

Posted May 21, 2020

Storage costs are one of the most under-optimized areas of spend in many IT budgets today. That means there’s a great ...

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Elevate ITFM/TBM 2020

June 17-18, 2020

Elevating ITFM & TBM to Face the Challenges of 2020 and Beyond Could the "new normal" push IT's contribution ...

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3 Best Practices for Short-term IT Cost Control

Posted April 30, 2020

As organizations seek to become as lean as possible to survive the economic turbulence caused by COVID-19, technology ...

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4 Recession Survival Rules for CIOs & IT Leaders

Posted April 14, 2020

Nobody knows if today’s current economic pullback will be a short-lived anomaly or a long-term struggle, although the ...

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[eBook] Dispelling the 8 Biggest ITFM & TBM Misconceptions

Posted March 31, 2020

Differences, wrong expectations, critical prerequisites, the truth about ITFM/TBM - it's all ...

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ITFM vs. TBM: The 1 Key Difference

Posted March 31, 2020

Many organizations assume ITFM and TBM to be completely different disciplines, but that couldn’t be further from the ...

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How ITFM/TBM Offers Guidance Through Economic Turmoil

Posted March 26, 2020

After bringing the longest bull market in U.S. history to a jarring end, the growing COVID-19 crisis is continuing to ...

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[Case Study] LifeWay Boosts Efficiency & Gains 3 Key Strategic Benefits with Nicus IT Planning

Posted March 25, 2020

Executive Summary Frustrated by an increasingly complex and labor-intensive spreadsheet-based planning system, LifeWay ...

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LifeWay Boosts Efficiency & Gains 3 Key Strategic Benefits with Nicus IT Planning

Posted March 25, 2020

Executive Summary Frustrated by an increasingly complex and labor-intensive spreadsheet-based planning system, LifeWay ...

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[Infographic] ITFM/TBM Cost Optimization Cheatsheet: 5 Common Tactics & Anticipated Savings

Posted February 27, 2020

In a recent Gartner survey, cost optimization was cited as the fourth most important objective of ITFM/TBM (out of 12 ...

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6 ITFM/TBM Software Pitfalls That Impede Long-term Value

Posted February 20, 2020

Implementing ITFM/TBM software is a considerable investment, which is why organizations aim for a rapid deployment to ...

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5 Trends That Make ITFM/TBM Critical for 2020 Success

Posted February 13, 2020

Overall interest in ITFM/TBM has grown steadily over the past several years. But in 2020, there are several trends that ...

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3 Reasons ITFM/TBM Budget Cuts Sabotage Future Gains

Posted February 6, 2020

When faced with mandatory budget reductions, IT leaders start scouring CapEx spend in search of “nice to have” ...

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The 3 Biggest Obstacles to CIO-CMO Alignment

Posted January 23, 2020

According to the 2018-19 Gartner CMO Spend Survey, Marketing departments are the top consumer of IT in most ...

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5 Reasons Digital Transformations Fall Short

Posted January 2, 2020

Despite today’s increasing interest and investment in digital transformation, the long-term trajectory of most ...

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[Datasheet] Cost Transparency

Posted December 15, 2019

Establish accurate, fully-burdened cost structures for everything IT ...

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[Datasheet] IT Planning

Posted December 15, 2019

Get a centralized, detailed subledger for all technology costs and cultivate new efficiency through ...

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[Datasheet] Public Sector Bill of IT

Posted December 15, 2019

Allocate and recover costs fairly using a granular, transparent ...

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[Datasheet] Advanced Cost Transparency

Posted December 15, 2019

Establish a firm connection between technology spend and the outcomes it enables -- supporting strategic alignment ...

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3 Simple Credibility Tips for New CIOs

Posted December 10, 2019

Building and maintaining credibility is a top priority for newly appointed CIOs, because the credibility established in ...

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How to Secure ITFM Program Buy-in with a Solid Business Case

Posted December 2, 2019

The first, and arguably the most important, step in launching an ITFM program is to gain internal buy-in across both ...

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Customer Insight: 3 Key Takeaways from GuideWell’s Path to ITFM Maturity

Posted November 19, 2019

In a 1-hour “fireside chat,” GuideWell’s IT BMO, Ginger Allen, shared several valuable insights from her ...

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Customer Insight: Erie Insurance’s Cost Transparency Journey

Posted November 12, 2019

We sat down with Nick Kaliszewski, Director of IT Finance at Erie Insurance, to discuss the key inflection points of ...

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IT Leadership: Are You Playing Defense or Offense?

Posted November 7, 2019

As CIO, are you and IT in a strong, offensive position? Or are you often defending or playing catch up? At Gartner ...

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6 Rules for Long-term Showback or Chargeback Success

Posted October 22, 2019

In recent weeks, we've covered two crucial topics around the process of building a new showback or chargeback model: ...

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[eBook] How to Produce an Effective Bill of IT Using Showback or Chargeback

Posted October 1, 2019

Enable more intelligent conversation around technology spend- and the value it provides - with an effective ...

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5 Unexpected Cloud Costs to Consider Before Migration

Posted September 26, 2019

Cloud computing continues to make big promises of reduced costs, increased flexibility, and greater scalability (to ...

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3 Bill of IT Execution Strategies for Showback or Chargeback

Posted September 19, 2019

There are three core phases necessary to launch a new showback or chargeback and deliver it as a bill of IT. First, ...

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A Brand New, New Brand for Nicus

Posted August 29, 2019

We’re excited to announce a highly anticipated launch the Nicus team has been working passionately towards…a ...

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IT Financial Management Beyond Spreadsheets

Posted August 26, 2019

Let’s face it. As IT Finance practitioners, we love Excel. It’s flexible, familiar, predictable...it’s what we ...

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4 Ways to Win with Nicus at Gartner IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor & Asset Management Summit

Posted August 15, 2019

As we prepare for all the buzz at the upcoming Gartner Summit in Dallas, Texas, we can’t help but get excited ...

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Showback vs. Chargeback: Which Should Drive Your Bill of IT?

Posted August 7, 2019

As organizations increasingly rely on technology to drive growth and transformation, it’s critical that IT and ...

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4 Key Takeaways from ITFMA ’19 San Antonio

Posted August 1, 2019

It has taken me over a week to unpack my experience from the latest ITFMA conference in San Antonio. I’m grateful ...

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5 Ways to Drive IT Budget Accountability & Collaboration

Posted July 24, 2019

In many organizations, there’s a problematic disconnect between IT Finance and the rest of the business, especially ...

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Choosing a Cost Model Design & Allocation Methodology

Posted July 17, 2019

One of the most intimidating aspects of building a cost model is choosing your design and allocation methodology. ...

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[Presentation] A Roadmap to Building Value Through IT Finance

Posted July 13, 2019

Informed decision-making is the core objective of IT Financial Management, and the key to delivering value. But it’s ...

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[Presentation] Know Your Audience: Providing Insights to Stakeholders that Create Value

Posted July 13, 2019

Everyone wants cost transparency. But once you have it, what's the next step? That crucial question is where ...

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[Presentation] Data Collection & Challenges with Cost Transparency

Posted July 13, 2019

Mature IT Finance operations have a huge appetite for data. But feeding that appetite isn't always easy. Accuracy and ...

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[Presentation] How to Implement IT Showback or Chargeback Like a Pro

Posted July 13, 2019

Putting a showback or chargeback system in place may feel intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. This presentation ...

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5 Tangible Cost Model Use Cases & Business Outcomes

Posted July 10, 2019

You already know that cost modeling gives you transparency behind service costs. But what can you use that transparency ...

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How to Write Airtight Service Definitions for Your Cost Model

Posted July 3, 2019

The first step in every new cost modeling project is to create a catalog of clearly defined IT services. Your service ...

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Showback & Chargeback Best Practices – Expert Panel Recap

Posted June 26, 2019

In our recent monthly webinar, a dynamic panel discussion unfolded as experienced Nicus customers shared ...

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3 Key Capabilities Every Service Cost Model Should Include

Posted June 18, 2019

If you’ve made the decision or have been tasked with building a cost model, it’s likely your organization and its ...

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How to Defend and Socialize Your New IT Cost Model

Posted June 12, 2019

As IT Finance practitioners and practice leads, we can all agree that cost modeling (aka service costing) is the key to ...

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5 Ways CIOs and IT Leaders Reap Value from Cost Modeling

Posted June 5, 2019

From a high-level perspective, the value of cost modeling is relatively simple: it brings full transparency to service ...

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How to Overcome the 3 Biggest Challenges of IT Cost Modeling

Posted May 29, 2019

Creating an accurate cost model to manage, measure, and bill IT services is a crucial step in organizational maturity. ...

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The Top 3 ITFM Conferences Remaining in 2019

Posted May 23, 2019

A common challenge we hear amongst IT Finance practitioners and practice leads is the inability to get out of the ...

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[eBook] A Practitioner’s Guide to Cost Modeling

Posted May 21, 2019

Optimize costs, deliver insight, and “run IT as a business” by implementing a cost model in your ...

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ITFMA ’19 New Orleans: Post-Conference Highlight Roundup

Posted April 29, 2019

New Orleans never disappoints and neither did last week’s ITFMA event! The Financial World of Information ...

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[eBook] 4 Steps to a Healthier ITFM Practice Beyond Spreadsheets

Posted February 11, 2019

The most trusted tool in any finance professional’s toolkit is Excel. IT Finance practitioners have been managing IT ...

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[Video] Nicus IT Planning

Posted February 11, 2019

Manage IT budget, multi-year forecasts, and actuals with versioning, variance reporting, and more in real-time with ...

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[Video] Nicus Cost Modeling

Posted February 11, 2019

Build your Service Catalog, create a Cost Model, calculate service costs, and provide data and insights to influence ...

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4 Steps to a Healthier IT Financial Management Practice Beyond Spreadsheets [eBook download]

Posted February 11, 2019

Excel holds a special place in the hearts of IT finance professionals – it’s comfortable, familiar, and has a ...

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[Video] Nicus Bill of IT

Posted February 11, 2019

Enable your team to clearly articulate consumption and empower spending choices with the automation, influence, and ...

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[Video] Nicus Application TCO

Posted February 11, 2019

Evaluate the business value derived from applications and the costs incurred to deliver them, and drive accountability ...

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[Video] Nicus Cloud Transparency

Posted February 11, 2019

Monitor cloud spend and consumption, compare product service rates, leverage cost-effective solutions, and automate ...

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[Video] Nicus Project Financials

Posted February 11, 2019

Centralize project costs, react promptly when changes happen, and confidently forecast project costs and track back to ...

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Nicus Presents CHIP Donation Supporting Healthcare Access

Posted February 7, 2019

The 2019 Financial World of Information Technology Conference presented by the ITFMA is just around the ...

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Full Support of TBM and Bill of IT Variance Reporting Among Top Highlights in Nicus 5.12

Posted January 30, 2019

We are very excited to introduce Nicus 5.12, a meaningful update to the Nicus platform and suite of ITFM products. As ...

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[eBook] Corporate Planning vs. ITFM Tools

Posted January 8, 2019

IT organizations at high-performing companies are backed by world-class IT budgeting and forecasting processes. The ...

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[Video] Break up with Excel

Posted December 20, 2018

Have your IT Finance needs matured beyond spreadsheets? Maybe it's ...

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[Video] The Challenges of Excel in IT Financial Management

Posted December 20, 2018

Rob Mischianti, Nicus Chief Evangelist, shares the challenges organizations face when they've outgrown Excel and need a ...

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City of Seattle Gains 3,000 Hours Annually with Nicus

Posted December 4, 2018

Like many other State and Local Government entities, the City of Seattle’s Central IT division was managing the IT ...

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How to Do More With Your IT Finance Data

Posted November 27, 2018

Today’s high performing companies know data is king. However, all too often with big data comes big headaches. ...

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Nicus Appoints New CEO John Clark to Lead the ITFM Charge

Posted November 14, 2018

In last week’s Nicus News and published press release, Nicus announced John Clark as the newly appointed Chief ...

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4 Ways Corporate Planning Tools Prevent Best-in-Class IT Budgeting and Forecasting

Posted November 7, 2018

IT organizations at high performing companies are backed by world-class IT budgeting and forecasting processes. The ...

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How AmFam Reduced TCO Analysis from Weeks to an Hour

Posted October 9, 2018

In 2015, American Family Insurance (AmFam) launched a strategic initiative partnering Corporate Finance and ...

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Making the Leap from ITFM Reporting to Business Intelligence

Posted October 2, 2018

Guest Post by Lauren Fulton We live in a world where anyone can become data literate and access analytical tools ...

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3 Major Takeaways from Gartner ITSV 2018

Posted September 26, 2018

Here we are three weeks after the Gartner IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor & Asset Management Summit 2018, and ...

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Finding the Right ITFM Solution and Implementation Partner

Posted September 18, 2018

From steering committees and goal alignment to avoiding common pitfalls and “precision traps”, there are many ...

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Key #5 to a Winning ITFM Implementation: Balance of Precision & Simplicity

Posted September 11, 2018

An ITFM implementation can have its challenges, for example: accepting your data is “good enough” to get started ...

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[Video] About Nicus ITFM

Posted September 7, 2018

Nicus provides IT Financial and Business Management solutions that help customers achieve IT cost transparency and make ...

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Key #4 to ITFM Implementation Success: “Good Enough” Data

Posted September 4, 2018

Purchasing and implementing an ITFM tool, along with building a sustainable ITFM program, can feel like an ...

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Key #3 to ITFM Implementation Success: Proof of Value

Posted August 28, 2018

Proving value of your ITFM program may not be at the top of your list of to-dos when planning and implementing a ...

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[eBook] 6 Keys to a Winning ITFM Implementation

Posted August 25, 2018

  IT Financial Management (ITFM) has become one of the most important initiatives for any organization. When IT ...

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Key #2 to ITFM Implementation Success: Strategic and Tactical Alignment

Posted August 21, 2018

Successful ITFM implementation requires resources, communication, organization, and strategic and tactical ...

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Key #1 to ITFM Implementation Success: Steering Committee

Posted August 14, 2018

IT Financial Management (ITFM) has become one of the most important initiatives for any organization. When IT can ...

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[Case Study] State IT Agency Simplifies Cost Allocation to Gain Visibility and Trust

Posted August 11, 2018

In response to a set of increasingly burdensome operational inefficiencies, a state IT agency responsible for $60+ ...

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7 Steps to Great ITFM Data

Posted June 27, 2018

About a month ago, I attended a phenomenal IT Financial Management (ITFM) Week in Chicago. The weather was perfect, ...

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[Presentation] Managing Overhead & Shared Costs

Posted June 12, 2018

As you begin to build your cost modeling processes, you will inevitably come across many forms of overhead ...

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[Presentation] Evaluating and Implementing ITFM Solutions

Posted June 12, 2018

There are several different IT Financial Management solutions on the market, and each offers its own area of ...

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[Presentation] Building an Effective Service Catalog

Posted June 12, 2018

One of the first steps in implementing a cost model and a showback or chargeback process is defining the ...

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[Case Study] Fortune 500 Insurance Firm Reclaims 2,000 Hours while Elevating IT’s Strategic Position in the Business

Posted May 12, 2018

In an effort to alleviate ongoing struggles from its legacy, spreadsheet-based planning system, a Fortune 500 insurance ...

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TBM vs ITFM: New clothes for IT Financial Management?

Posted February 19, 2018

Over the past few years, we've heard more and more IT professionals mention "Technology Business Management" (TBM), ...

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2017 Gartner IT Finance, Procurement, and Asset Management Conference

Posted August 29, 2017

Nicus is a Premier sponsor at the upcoming 2017 Gartner IT Finance, Procurement, and Asset Management Conference ...

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Increasing Adoption of Your ITFM Processes

Posted June 26, 2017

The success rate of your ITFM program increases with broad user adoption.  This can be a challenge for many reasons ...

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Enabling Actionable Transparency Through Allocated Views of IT Spend

Posted May 30, 2017

Basic ITFM: ITFM provides allocated views of IT spend Each view is generated by separate data & processes ...

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The Great Pendulum Swing of IT Cost Transparency

Posted February 28, 2017

At one time or another, most of us in IT or IT Finance have heard things like “IT is a big black hole” or “I ...

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ITFM Tool Performance

Posted September 7, 2016

Several of our clients have used ITFM solutions from other vendors before making the switch to Nicus M-PWR.  When one ...

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