SOURCE: Apptio


November 02, 2011 09:00 ET

Apptio to Host 10th CIO Technology Business Management Council

Seven Fortune 500 CIOs to Present Case Studies and Share Best Practices on Cloud and Virtualization Transformation Initiatives

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Nov 2, 2011) - Apptio, the leading provider of on-demand Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions, will convene its 10th CIO TBM Council event on Thursday, November 3rd at 8:00 AM PDT. The 10th Council will feature applied case study presentations from seven prominent IT leaders that represent some of the world's most innovative IT organizations, including Cisco, Microsoft, Hilton and First American. The three-hour virtual event will be broadcast live from nine Cisco TelePresence locations on two continents in which 200 CIOs and IT leaders will participate in an interactive discussion around implementing TBM to achieve greater financial transparency into their IT spend. Qualified CIOs are invited to register to participate in the next Council meeting.

The objective of the CIO TBM Advisory Council is to foster a dialogue between some of today's most progressive IT leaders so that they may learn and share best practices with one another about the transformative role that Technology Business Management is having on their IT organization. Presentations at the 10th Council will include case studies on a variety of themes relating to virtualization, cloud computing, and self-service IT, including:

  • From Data Center to Cloud: Cisco's IT Elastic Infrastructures (CITEIS)
    Sean Worthington, VP IT, | Cisco
  • Balancing Supply and Demand to Deliver Profitable Cloud Services
    Deepak Patil, Director of Operations, Azure | Microsoft
  • Driving Services Innovation by Managing a Complex Supply Chain
    Robert Webb, CIO | Hilton Worldwide
  • Driving Toward a Catalogue of Best Practices and "A-Ha Moments"
    Larry Godec, CIO | First American

"Our 10th Council promises to be our most vibrant meeting to date and we are honored to bring these transformational leaders together to drive this conversation forward," said Sunny Gupta, founder and CEO of Apptio. "As Technology Business Management becomes more pervasive across the enterprise, CIOs will need to learn how to operationalize this practice so that it becomes the platform by which they can make smarter decisions around their IT spend. We look forward to another productive Council meeting and helping our CIO customers achieve continued success with their TBM initiatives."

About Apptio
Apptio is the leading independent provider of on-demand Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions for managing the business of IT. Apptio enables IT leaders to manage the cost, quality and value of IT Services by providing deep visibility into the total cost of IT services, communicating the value of IT to the business through an interactive "Bill of IT," and strategically aligning the planning, budgeting and forecasting processes. Apptio's TBM solutions play a critical role in helping companies understand and drive chargeback, virtualization, cloud and other key technology initiatives. Global enterprise customers such as Bank of America, Boeing, Cisco, Clorox, Facebook, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Northrop Grumman, St. Luke's Health System, and Swiss Re rely on Apptio to manage more than $62 billion in annual IT spending. For more information, visit the Apptio website or the Lean IT blog.

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