Existing Course: Cost Transparency Foundation: Part 1

Blog Post created by rhonda Employee on Apr 4, 2016


Apptio’s Cost Transparency application enables organizations to make better, faster decisions about their IT resources by providing actionable, current, and trusted information about IT costs and budgets to the decision makers in the organization.


Through visual modeling and self-service analytics, the Cost Transparency application transforms your general ledger data into easy-to-understand and easily accessible reports. These reports present information about IT towers, services, and projects, which can be used by IT finance, IT management, data quality owners, and IT application and service owners.


In the Cost Transparency Foundation: Part 1 course, you will implement the finance layer of the Cost Transparency model, including cost source, labor, fixed assets, and IT resource towers.

In adidtion, you'll learn how to:

  • Create and configure a Service Library and Cost Transparency project
  • Identify the data necessary to implement each component in the finance layer
  • Create the custom columns you require
  • Use the Data Mapper to map data to the master data sets


Length: 9 hours (3 hours a day for 3 days)


Format: Virtual Instructor Led


Audience: TBMAs


Prerequisites: None


Recognition Title: This course fulfills a requirement for the Navigator series of the Recognized TBMA title.