IT Budgeting

IT Budgeting | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

trim the fat scales reduce weight loss reduction by ronit shakedvia unsplash
scissors cutting paper currency - reducing funds - cutting budget - decreasing finances

IBM logo sign

IBM adds AI-fueled forecasting to Planning Analytics platform

The addition to the Planning Analytics portfolio gives SMBs and business units in the enterprise an on-ramp to integrated, AI-powered planning and forecasting without relying on IT support.

pulse heart rate monitor

Exclusive survey: What 400 IT leaders really think about the COVID-19 crisis

How did IT leaders respond to a world turned upside-down? And how has the coronavirus pandemic changed spending plans over the next year? A fresh CIO survey offers illuminating answers.

budget piggy bank spending savings security spending

10 ways to influence IT purchases when you don’t control the spend

Business line leaders control bigger and bigger amounts of enterprise technology spend, but CIOs should aim to impact those budget decisions.

Man in suit signing contract planning strategizing

6 tips for renegotiating service contracts

Tight times require a fresh look at existing contracts to see how costs can be curbed or new capabilities can be obtained — but a collaborative ‘win-win’ approach is your best bet.

light bulb dollar money gears binary data by nevarpp gettyimages 688718788 geralt pixabay 3298095

6 ways to optimize your innovation spend

Innovation is key to organizational growth. Yet most companies shortchange innovation initiatives when it comes to IT budgeting. Here’s how to stretch your R&D dollars.

cutting cost scissors money george washington dollar bill savings

5 ways CIOs can curb costs before recession hits

CIOs can get ahead of any possible financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic by reducing corpulent tech portfolios, including extra SaaS licenses and cloud instances, before CFOs come for tech budgets.

bullseye money roi target pixels by akinbostanci getty images

Real-world tips for ensuring digital ROI

Digital transformations are struggling to produce value, delivering less profit than expected, thanks to several pitfalls unique to the digital journey and an inability to pivot midstride.

bus funding thinkstock

Funding digital transformation through financial management agility

Navigating digital disruption requires a clear decision-making framework that is pwered by efficient and dynamic financial management practices.

ben franklin hundred dollars in a vice budget tight budget spending by modernlife getty

7 tips for coping with a limited IT budget

When less must be more, it's essential to allocate IT resources intelligently and creatively. Here are 7 ways CIOs can meet key goals when challenged by a restricted budget.

special report downturn economic by anueing gettyimages 606665834 3x2 2400x1600

Dealing with the downturn

As the coronavirus pandemic builds, businesses are already reeling from the economic impact. Here's how IT can adjust to a new reality of cost trimming and budget cuts.

multiple-exposure image of dollars, coins, a clock, and a calculator

Creating a new funding model for product-based IT

Shifting from project-based funding to product team-based funding is a major cultural and operational change – but can result in better relationships with business partners, and less expensive, more efficient ways to deliver...

leading fistful of dollars budgets money

Top IT spending priorities for 2020

From data analytics to cybersecurity to customer experience, here’s where CIOs will direct their IT budgets this year.

finops cloud cost ben franklin spending cloud computig

7 cloud cost management tips

As cloud budgets rocket skyward, a growing number of enterprises are looking for ways to cap costs. Check out these tips designed to bring cloud expenditures back to earth.

man with umbrella in lightning storm risk danger caution storm

Recession-proof IT: How to survive and thrive through any economy

Leading authorities advise CIOs to have plans in place in advance of a possible downturn — and the best approaches and strategies are highly beneficial in good economic times as well.

budget piggy bank spending savings security spending

How much cybersecurity funding is enough – is it a bottomless pit?

No matter how much you spend on cybersecurity, there’s no guarantee you won’t have a significant incident. How do senior management and the board know what makes sense?

dark web negotiating making a deal communication argue debate hiding solarseven getty

Feeling handcuffed by your current IT vendor? Here’s how to increase your renegotiation leverage

With the average size of renegotiated contracts ranging from $20-40 million and renegotiation frequency increasing, customer negotiating teams can no longer hand the perceived switching cost advantage over to the vendors.

stockmarket crash wild ride economic downturn recession depression

Are CIOs truly prepared for the next economic downturn?

Organizations found themselves in a precarious position during the last economic downturn. Here is a list of things to consider before the next one hits.

Lego building blocks

What CIOs need to know about low code software development

While most CIOs say they are deploying some form of low code today, the question is what will its impact be as it powers through the classic trough of disillusionment?

Load More