While there is considerable controversy about what technologies and
approaches constitute "Cloud Computing," the overall idea is that customers
can buy and use computing on demand. The computing power resides on the
Internet and people access this computing power as they need it via the Internet.
Lontra and Comsci have created this white paper to highlight how IT Cost
Transparency and Technology Financial Management (TFM) can play an
essential role in addressing the four critical requirements for the effective
use of Cloud Computing -- financial transparency, compliance, demand management,
and governance policy. You may have pushed your entire IT infrastructure
into "the Cloud," but your business customers are still using IT services and
you still need to provide full cost transparency for the consumption of
Join IT Financial Management expert Ronald Bradley as he talks about service-based costing, consumption-based chargeback, and demand-driven budgeting in Lontra's latest webinar - “IT Budgeting in the New Economy: A One-Hour Primer in Service Based Costing.”
Ron's presentation features models, methodologies, and templates that he has used to help dozens of Fortune 500 IT organizations and government agencies to save tens of millions of dollars.