[Presentation] Managing Overhead & Shared Costs

As you begin to build your cost modeling processes, you will inevitably come across many forms of overhead and shared costs. Organizations have various definitions and naming conventions for these types of expenses. In this presentation, Rob Mischianti presents different types of overhead and the various methods for incorporating them into your cost of IT services. Presented at the 2018 ITFMA Conference in San Francisco.

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[Presentation] Evaluating and Implementing ITFM Solutions

There are several different IT Financial Management solutions on the market, and each offers its own area of strength and differentiation. Finding the best solution to achieve organizational goals and long-term IT Financial Management objectives is a challenging task. A poorly developed and executed selection process typically leads to an inadequate match between the customer’s requirements and vendor’s strengths. In this presentation, Rob Mischianti discusses how to develop an effective selection process to ensure a solid match between the strengths and capabilities of an ITFM solution, the background and knowledge base of the implementation staff, and the long term ITFM goals of an organization. Presented at the 2018 ITFMA Conference in San Francisco.

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[Presentation] Building an Effective Service Catalog

One of the first steps in implementing a cost model and a showback or chargeback process is defining the services that IT provides customers and identifying how that data will be socialized in reporting and invoices. In this presentation, Rob Mischianti provides some basic foundational information about service costing and chargeback, discusses the pros and cons of various approaches, and reviews the impacts of various levels of granularity. Presented at the 2018 ITFMA Conference in San Francisco.

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[Presentation] A Practitioner’s Guide to Cost Modeling

IT and Finance organizations within your company may have conflicting views on how to allocate IT spend. The cost modeler needs to understand all requirements and strike a balance that will provide value to both organizations. This presentation reviews best practices, along with pros and cons, of several cost modeling techniques.
Presented at the 2018 ITFMA Conference in Orlando.
 

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[Presentation] Evaluating ITFM Solutions

There are several different IT Financial Management solutions on the market, and each offers its own area of strength and differentiation. Finding the best solution to achieve organizational goals and long-term IT Financial Management objectives is a challenging task. A poorly developed and executed selection process typically leads to an inadequate match between the customer’s requirements and vendor’s strengths. In this presentation, Rob Mischianti describes how to develop an effective selected process to ensure a solid match between the strengths and capabilities of an ITFM solution, the background and knowledge base of the implementation staff, and the long term ITFM goals of an organization.
 

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