All businesses recognize the importance of developing software within a budget. But how do you put together that IT budget in the first place? CAST has worked with a successful CIO to create a guideline of best practices (>Click Here To Download It<). Saad Ayub, formerly CIO at Scholastic and The Hartford, suggests nine ways analytics supports better IT budgets.
We are heading into everyone’s favorite season. No, not the kids going back-to-school or the leaves changing into a riot of fall colors — it’s budgeting season! Once again it’s time to make plans and set budgets for the next 12 months. Yet the enterprise architecture is a mess (or non-existent), your portfolio management process has yet to get out of the starting gate, and you need to reduce overall spend by 8%.