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Run IT as a Business Using Six Pillars of IT Financial Transparency to Drive Value

Published: 31 May 2017

ID: G00301363

Analyst(s): Jim McGittigan , Cesar Lozada


Gartner's Six Pillars of IT Financial Transparency extend beyond the traditional focus of IT budgeting, thus enabling CIOs to run IT as a business by providing the financial transparency needed to optimize cost and value.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Leverage the Six Pillars of IT Financial Transparency Framework to Drive Business Value
    • Pillar 1: IT Budgeting
    • Pillar 2: Investment Planning — Effective Project Financial Management
    • Pillar 3: Chargeback, Allocation and Showback
    • Pillar 4: Benchmarking IT Costs
    • Pillar 5: IT Cost Optimization
    • Pillar 6: Demonstrate the Business Value of IT
  • Conclusion

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