Five Success Factors for IT Financial Management Tool Initiatives

Archived Published: 08 June 2017 ID: G00320830

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To increase the success of IT financial management tool implementations, CIOs should take the five actions described in this research, ideally before they make a tool selection.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Clarify the ITFM Mandate
    • Catalog Key Data Sources, Scope Normalization Requirements and Identify Data Access Requirements
    • Plan for ITFM Cost-Model Evolution With Near-Term Versus Long-Term Needs
    • Document and Validate Allocation Methodologies and Assumptions
    • Scope Reporting and Analytics Requirements
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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