City of Seattle Tackles IT Centralization and Gains 3,000 Hours Annually with Nicus

Like many other State and Local Government entities, the City of Seattle’s Central IT division was managing the IT planning process (including budgets, forecasts, and actuals) in Excel spreadsheets. The team was faced with multiple challenges including time-consuming budget adjustments, difficult data gathering, and complex and burdensome spreadsheets (often emailed back and forth). So Many...

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How AmFam Reduced TCO Analysis from Weeks to an Hour

In 2015, American Family Insurance (AmFam) launched a strategic initiative partnering Corporate Finance and Information Services divisions to improve IT intelligence and deliver better IT investment decisions. At the time, the AmFam team was logging extensive overtime, working nights and weekends to manage information requests from business partners and perform critical total cost of ownership...

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