Set-up TBM

Setting up Technology Business Management (TBM) enables you to run your IT like a business – applying global TBM industry standards, developed by visionary CIOs in the TBM Council to understand and manage the value, quality and cost of IT.

IT Service and Cost Transparency

  • Define IT by speaking “services” - the language your business partners understand
  • Understand your value chain: infrastructure, applications and services across multiple providers
  • Manage with steering metrics from integrated financial and technology data (e.g. capacity, utilization, consumption,Total Cost of Ownership TCO)
  • Find areas for IT productivity and demonstrate improvements over time

IT Demand Management
  • Enable the business to articulate IT demand and influence IT costs with cost-quality trade-offs
  • Simplify IT planning conversations and discuss "what if" scenarios
  • Efficiently define accurate IT plans and budgets to best support business priorities
  • Demonstrate impact of IT change initiatives on run budget

IT Planning, Reporting and accepted Cost Charging
  • Explain and defend IT spend (build and run)
  • Speed up and increase confidence of IT decision making and steering
  • Fair, easy-to-understand, transparent and consumption-oriented charging of IT costs

  • Data from reliable, leading industry sources: >$500B of IT spend from 28 industries
  • Benchmark costs & IT metrics for IT resources, infrastructure, applications and services
  • Fast and easy, like-for-like comparison based on unified, global TBM taxonomy

TBM Operating Models and Automation
  • Install lean and fit-for-purpose TBM organizations, processes and governances
  • Select and implement IT solutions (e.g. "Apptio") to run your daily TBM routines

Top Topics of our Clients

  • Prove IT value for the business and justify IT spend
  • Accountability of business leaders for the IT cost they drive
  • Consumption-based IT cost charges
  • Reduce complexity in IT planning, reporting and steering
  • Speed up and increase confidence in IT decision making
  • Understand and benchmark the full cost of applications (TCO)
  • IT charging in the context of complex legal entity structures

Want to learn more? Contact Thomas Deuser at + 41 79 825 5075 or

Implement Apptio to automate and facilitate TBM with built-in best practices and accelerators.

  • A suite of cloud-based applications
  • Created for IT leaders to run the business of IT
  • Purely focused on TBM
  • Used by blue chip companies and innovative SMEs

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Successful technology leaders use TBM standards to drive productivity to innovate at a faster pace.

  • Application Rationalization
  • Value Chain Optimization
  • Demand Engineering
  • Project Portfolio Streamlining
  • Multi-Provider Management

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