Pathfinder Advisors’ Matt Podowitz outlines four ways that companies can cut non-value IT spending without gutting IT’s ability to provide critical services and deliver value in new byline article on CIOUpdate.com.
In a new article on CIOUpdate.com, Pathfinder Advisors’ Matt Podowitz outlines ways that companies can reclaim a portion of their non value-creating IT spending to make it available to improve company economic performance or for differential investment.
Please note this is the second in a series of three articles. The first article in the series may be found here.
In a new CIOUpdate.com article, the IT Value Challenge’s author outlines an approach both business and technology executives can take to “have their cake and eat it too” by allocating a greater share of the IT budget to activities that create value for the enterprise.
Distinguished writer Jeff Vance explores how to apply Paul Lemberg’s Be Unreasonable: The Unconventional Way to Extraordinary Business Results to drive additional value from relationships with software and other technology vendors in this recent article on CIOUpdate.com. Read more >>
The IT Value Challenge’s author will share three practical, actionable ways every company can increase their returns on annual IT spending at the upcoming June meeting of the Atlanta ISACA chapter. For details and to register, click here or visit www.isaca-atlanta.org.
The challenge for executives advocating implementation of or improvements to enterprise risk management (ERM) is to look beyond risk and make the case that an efficient and effective ERM program can create a positive, tangible impact on the top or bottom line.
Many IT departments already are familiar with ERM as IT often features in enterprise risk analyses as a cause of enterprise risk. However, IT can also be a primary source of solutons — both in terms of the ERM process as well as the improvement of enterprise risk positions. Executives seeking inspiration for opportunities to increase IT value through addressing key business needs should take a close look at how they can help make the value case for ERM.
In a May 14, 2010 article on LocalTechWire, guest author John Charnovich explores some of the drivers behind the high IT spending typical of small and medium-sized business, including some explored here previously on The IT Value Challenge.
Furthermore, a recent April 15th article published in the IT Value Challenge—which also references a 2009 Gartner study on “dead” IT investment and percentage of revenue IT spending by company size—suggests there is a serious problem. The article states that SMB’s IT spend is more than two times the investment of their larger counterparts.
To read more of John’s interesting article, click here (http://localtechwire.com/business/local_tech_wire/news/blogpost/7604605/) or visit www.localtechwire.com.