Jim McGittigan is a Research Vice President within the Gartner CIO Research group, where he focuses on delivering value to Gartner clients through his insight and experience in IT financial management. This includes cost transparency, budgeting, chargeback, service pricing, cost optimization, benchmarking, project financial management, business value and product funding.
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. McGittigan led IT finance functions for five Fortune 500 companies over 15 years, ensuring that the funding available for technology spending was effectively optimized to deliver value.
VP, IT CFO
Director, Global IT Planning & Analysis
FVP, IT Finance CFO (Application Delivery)
Technology Finance, Risk and Value Management
B.S., Quantitative Methods and Finance, Louisiana State University
1Give experience-based insight into IT financial management issues
2Best practices in IT budgeting, forecasting and reporting
3Cost transparency via IT chargebacks, allocations and service costing
4How to successfully implement and track IT project financials
5Effective use of IT benchmarking to manage costs