Cost & Budget Management - Storyboard

Storyboard: Discover the Hidden Costs of Outsourcing

Measure, avoid, and mitigate the hidden costs of outsourcing.

Storyboard: Establish a Service-Based Costing Model

Service-based costing brings clarity to IT expenditures and visibility to IT consumption. However, overcoming the challenges of service-based costing requires a logical...

Implement IT Chargeback – Phase 2: Define

In the define phase, you will develop a chargeback model. Activities include identifying user-facing IT services, allocating IT costs to services, and then setting up the...

Implement IT Chargeback – Phase 4: Revise

In the revise phase, you will gather and analyze feedback from business owners. Necessary modifications will be made to the chargeback model and the implications will be...

Implement IT Chargeback – Phase 3: Implement

In the implement phase, you will communicate the rollout of the IT chargeback model and establish a process for recovering IT service costs from business units.

Implement IT Chargeback – Phase 1: Launch

In the launch phase, you will make the case for IT chargeback. You will then assess the financial maturity of the organization and identify a pathway to success. Lastly,...

Implement an IT Chargeback System – Phases 1-4

This storyboard will help you develop an IT chargeback program that establishes IT cost transparency and accountability for the consumption of IT services.

Reduce IT Spend at Small Enterprise Organizations Storyboard

Cost control is a necessary part of effective IT governance. It’s also a smart general business practice. Use the research to identify cost cutting initiatives and...

Minimize the Damage of IT Cost Cuts – Phases 1-3

This storyboard will help you learn how to take a value-based approach to cost cutting.

Minimize the Damage of IT Cost Cuts – Phase 3: Get Approval for Your Cost-Cutting Plan and Adopt Change Management Best Practices

This phase of the blueprint, Minimize the Damage of Cost Cuts, will help you communicate your roadmap to the business and attain approval.
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