From Consumption to Forecasting: How ProvenIT Finance Helped Improve the TCO View of Infrastructure for a Large Resources Sector Client

Written by William Miller Published: 19 September 2016 Case Study TCO

Prior to engaging ProvenIT Finance, our client was leveraging a manual Excel sheet to forecast and budget IT.

Not only was this a time-consuming and complex process; it limited visibility in the relationship between their IT operations, services and costs across all environments in a growing cloud infrastructure.

ProvenIT Finance stepped in to develop a comprehensive model to better manage the supply/demand equation.

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Beyond IT Financial Management Best Practices: A Framework for Success

Written by William Miller Published: 02 September 2016 ITFM Maturity

IT Financial Management is about much, much more than allocation and reporting. It’s all about forward-thinking analysis and value-add executive direction. Good news: We’ve built a framework that you can use to get there.

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Linking Financial and Operational Metrics: IT Financial Management Success

Written by William Miller Published: 30 August 2016 ITFM Success

When we talk about IT Financial Management, we’re talking about more than simply dividing tasks and reports. ITFM is really about adding value to executive direction, and having a consistent, forward-thinking mindset.

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How to Design Purposeful IT Reports That Deliver Better Business Decisions

Written by William Miller Published: 28 June 2016 IT reporting

The goal of today’s ITFM leader is to deliver insights that drive optimal decision making within the organization. A critical component of this process is the delivery of both annual and “instant On-Demand” IT reports to business leaders.

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How IT Analytics Can Drive Optimal Business Decisions

Written by William Miller Published: 14 June 2016 Decisioning Analytics

Regardless of size, businesses look to IT leaders to do more than deliver a service or report on a cost—they look to leaders to drive down IT costs, mitigate risk, and increase performance. Yet, many IT leaders struggle to clearly and concisely report what is driving IT costs across the organization.

For this reason, interest in IT Financial analytics is growing.

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3 Tips to Help IT Leaders Educate Stakeholders & Win Allegiance

Written by William Miller Published: 07 June 2016 Stakeholder Education ITFM Success

We know that IT financial management is a new and rapidly-evolving practice. It is becoming increasingly obvious that ITFM is not a native skill.

Here’s what I mean by that:

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3 Hot Topics Stemming From ITFMA & ITFM Week

Written by David Haines Published: 25 May 2016 ITFM Week ITFMA

April is the month of the year for folks in IT Financial Management to meet up and share knowledge and experiences on the ITFM journey. First from April 18-22, we saw the ITFMA conference run in Chicago. The following week, we saw the IQPC ITFM Week conference – also held in Chicago!

Both conferences treated attendees to some excellent content delivered on a wide range of topics around IT Financial Management.

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ProvenIT Finance Welcomes Newest Team Member Frank Davis

Written by William Miller Published: 25 May 2016

The ProvenIT Finance team is thrilled to have Frank Davis joining our ranks. 

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Impactful IT Financial Management Begins With Clear Decisioning

Written by William Miller Published: 24 May 2016 ITFM Maturity Decisioning

Impactful IT financial management hinges on a firm understanding of what decisions IT must support, or enable, the business to make. This activity is called “decisioning”—and it is often the most overlooked element of the overall IT financial management practice.

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Meaningful Stakeholder Reporting for Enterprise IT Financial Management [SLIDES]

Written by Craig Hollenbeck Published: 06 May 2016 Reporting

At ITFMA’s Financial World of Technology 2016 conference, I delivered a presentation around the hot-button topic of stakeholder reporting design.

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