Why a 'service' orientation view on your business is a critical and compelling component to the future sustained success of the enterprise.
How could we improve the quality of our execution and provide our customers with an outstanding experience, whilst freeing up budget to finance innovation and creativity?
Digital investments alone are not enough to meet the next normal’s needs. Thriving in the next normal will require strategic decision making that can only be achieved through cost visibility and effective cost management.
To increase transparency for IT costs and services, Otto Bock Healthcare deployed the financial management software solution Serviceware Financial to replace Microsoft Excel which had been used in IT Controlling.
IT Leaders are under more intense pressure than ever before to perform and deliver for their businesses. Is a centralized or decentralized organisational structure the key to helping CIOs manage and respond to the ever-changing pressures they face?
Finding the right level of digital transformation by improving service levels while reducing costs will be critical to enable enterprises to grow in challenging times.
What costs would acquiring asset XYZ cause? What value could be created through that acquisition? How would reducing the budget spend on any IT service affect the value chain?
23 % of IT expenses come from cloud costs – so why not focus on this chunk as the target to save costs immediately and deliver the results the CFO is calling for?
How to gain gain a transparent view of costs versus business value generated. Is cloud the best solution or in-house legacy systems?
A lot of companies are still struggling to optimize their IT cost management. Read on our blog why it makes sense to implement IT financial management and how you can immediately benefit from proper IT financial management when it comes to cost control and budgeting.
What does optimal IT cost control look like? Find out what you can do to optimize your ITFM and why gaining an overview over the cost-to-service flow is one step towards improving your service finances.
We can differentiate between three main approaches regarding IT budget allocation. There is the centralized approach, the decentralized approach and the iterative approach. We will have a look at each and assess their advantages and disadvantages.
Read on our blog, which reliable approach towards the financial controlling of IT services on a company-level works for the hidden champions of mid-sized companies as well as multinational global companies.
We have identified four key metrics for ITFM solutions that can help CIOs and CFOs on they journey to more efficient IT financial management.
Why transfer pricing is becoming more and more important for international corporations and what's required for legally watertight transfer pricing for shared services.
These days, companies face unprecedented challenges when it comes to sustainable, future-proof IT budget planning. How do you get your IT budget planning ready for any crisis without merely cutting costs?
When discussing strategic controlling and financial management – both inside and outside of IT – one of the terms that keeps coming up is benchmarking. We have gathered all essential information on benchmarking and how you do it properly for the best outcome for your enterprise.
Find out how effective forecasting allows you to work with difficult situations by enabling budget adjustments, damage avoidance, and the leveraging of hidden potentials.
In an uncertain and pressurised economic environment, many organisations will be faced with the challenge of making immediate IT cost savings, whilst still being expected to drive digital initiatives forward.
Real-time data analytics is the only viable option to ensure a holistic and current view of the cost vs value landscape. Especially in these stormy times. Ronnie Wilson, Group Executive Vice President at Serviceware explains.
Operating cost management is not just about doing the same for less but about doing more and better for less.
Stick or twist? COVID-19 combined with a likely no-deal Brexit is seeing unprecedented times for UK businesses. What’s the best approach to take to ensure the future success of your business?
The manufacturing industry has been forced to innovate at speeds never seen since the industrial revolution. Read more about why the need to digitally transform has never been more crucial.
These days it is impossible to gather information on IT budgeting without hearing and reading about the importance of sustainable, future-proof IT Financial Management.
Find out how to efficiently optimize your IT budget!
Our white paper will show you all the advantages of using specialized ITFM software!
According to Forrester research, using Serviceware Financial can help you save up to 40% on your service costs.
Forrester has spent years and years researching the development of ITFM (IT Financial Management) - also known as TBM (Technology Business Management) - to find out the whats and hows of mastering company IT and shared service costs. Serviceware was interviewed for this report, aiming at painting a picture of the right Technology Solution Ecosystem for your ITFM to grow and develop. Cutting costs and fostering transparency is more complicated than just picking and using one of the many software tools in the market. Read the report by Forrester Principal Analyst Bill Martorelli to learn what else you need.
The world of business transformation continues across all organizations - despite the current crisis - whether it is in areas of Digital, Customer Experience, HR or any other. Most organizations still to need to manage their corporate risk and protect their reputation. However, today companies are faced with a time of massive uncertainty and continued disruption.
Traditional ways of working and operating are changing for good and huge pressure is being exerted to significantly cut costs, rebuild revenue streams and plan for new growth throughout the COVID-19 recovery period. Yet most enterprises lack the ability to model cost-cutting scenarios and are instead resorting to cutting jobs, thereby putting the livelihoods of many of their employees at risk. It doesn’t have to be like this.
You have decided that you want to implement a new tool for the financial management of your IT and shared services into your organization. However, this tool on its own will not be able to magically reinvent your processes. It takes the right approaches and strategies to guarantee that your new solution will net you significant profits and benefits in the short and the long run.
We will run you through a typical use case for Serviceware Financial to show you which challenges await you and how to overcome them.