Growing Importance of IT Services Cost Visibility and Its Effects on CIO – CFO Relationship, Alsbridge Shares Insights

The growing need for improving the cost visibility of IT services has further highlighted the importance of a strong relationship between the CIO and the CFO, according to Alsbridge Inc., a benchmarking, sourcing and transformation advisory firm. The firm will share insights on the importance of the visibility of IT costs in organizations and the repercussions it has on the CIO-CFO relationship, through the eSeminar What the CIO can deliver to the CFO, on October 17th, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM E.T.

Alsbridge managing director, Katherine Rudd says “The ability to mine data and derive insights into the cost of IT services has highlighted the importance of a strong relationship between the CIO and the CFO.”  “The effectiveness of the working relationship between these executives can provide benefits to the organization that drive key objectives for the business.”

Join Katharine for an eSeminar on the growing importance of visibility to the cost of IT and how it is creating an evolution of the relationship between the CIO and CFO.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Evaluate the true cost for services and how it impacts the IT budget
  • Link IT to corporate strategy
  • Utilize inventory and analysis tools
  • Leverage an analysis of technology and cost alternatives
  • Utilize the business case for cost reduction and technology investment

“The systems used to track information for the finance organization provide different information than those systems used to track information for IT,” says Katherine. “Neither provides the level of visibility necessary to ensure that money is being spent effectively to drive technology investment and the best price for IT services,” she adds.

To know more attend the eSeminar What the CIO can deliver to the CFO.
To register, visit the link above. Space is limited and early registration is recommended.

About Alsbridge Inc.

Alsbridge is a global consulting firm that provides data-driven sourcing advisory and benchmarking services for IT, Finance and Sourcing executives.  We’ve helped hundreds of companies reduce costs and get more value from their vendors.  Our experienced consultants leverage proprietary tools and information databases to identify and engage the optimal vendors for your situation, negotiate best practice terms at fair market prices, and improve the way you work with your vendors.  Alsbridge clients utilize the most cost effective and value added sources globally for IT infrastructure services, hardware and maintenance, network services, software and maintenance, application support and development, business processes and cloud services. Alsbridge was ranked the #1 outsourcing advisor in the world by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) based on the value delivered to clients.  This commitment to delivering value to our clients has made Alsbridge a distinguished member of the 2010 Inc. 500 fastest growing privately held companies in America.

EDITORS/WRITERS: Journalists are welcome to register for and participate in Alsbridge eSeminars

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