• The Technology Business Management "Band of Homies"

    As you may have seen, I have accepted a new role with the Technology Business Management Council -- General Manager. This means I'm now responsible for its entire mission which spans delivering Standards, Education an...
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  • History in the Making: European TBM Summit Lights Up London

    The second European TBM Summit drew a stellar line-up of IT executives from the world’s largest brands including The Coca-Cola Company, Shell International, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Nationwide Building Soc...
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  • CIO Strategy: Data-Driven Culture (Part 1)

    In a recent CSC World article entitled "6 Survival Strategies for CIOs," CTO Dan Hushon writes that CIOs should make data-driven decisions not just about the business but about IT:   "Many firms say they are data...
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  • CIO Strategy: Data-Driven Culture (Part 2)

    Data-driven culture is a hot topic. As I was writing my previous post, I came across another article on the topic entitled, "Cabinet Office minister Matt Hancock calls for 'data culture' across government." The articl...
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  • IT is a Strategic Weapon

    [Note: This article was originally posted to Mental Effort on January 5, 2015.]   Change is afoot.   In a twelve part series I’m going to discuss transforming IT into a catalyst for driving business ...
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  • Tap Into the Network of Experts at the TBM Conference

    If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a network to grow a business. Forward-thinking IT leaders are increasingly tapping into the expertise of the TBM Council as the network to leverage to take their organ...
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  • Moving IT from Cost to Value

    [Note: This article was originally posted to Mental Effort on January 12, 2015.] I believe this to be a universal truth for successful companies: We invest in things that create value. This is true in our personal li...
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  • How 5 Companies Found Success with TBM

    Best practices are a common topic on our blog. We’ve talked about them for areas like IT Cost Optimization, IT Planning, and Running a Service Desk Like a CEO, to name a few, but sometimes you just want to see h...
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  • Introducing a Digital Industry Network for IT Professionals

    By Vinita Ananth We frequently hear from Technology Business Management leaders and enthusiasts how beneficial it is to connect with other IT leaders: share success stories, discuss challenges, and figure out new ways...
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  • TBM Council Adds Four to Board, Appoints General Manager

    By Ali Kramer The TBM Council has expanded its board of directors and appointed a new general manager, marking a point of significant momentum for the Council, which was founded three years ago to establish and promot...
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  • How Peak Event Analysis Transformed Demand Management at the CME Group

    By Maria Galindo CME Group is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, handling three billion contracts worth approximately $1 quadrillion annually. The company provides a marketplace for bu...
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  • How Cost Transparency is Powering an Innovation Engine at DIRECTV

    By Maria Galindo The TV business has been a tough game in recent years. Intense competition and evolving customer viewing habits have placed new demands on cable and satellite providers, requiring them to be both adap...
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  • How the State of Washington Legislated IT Cost Transparency

    By Maria Galindo Each year, the State of Washington spends nearly $1 billion on IT spanning staff, infrastructure, applications, maintenance, and operations. Yet, prior to 2012, there was little visibility into the IT...
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  • TBM Conference: Agenda Highlights and Keynote Speakers

    By Michelle Speirs Momentum is building for the 3rd annual TBM Conference taking place in Chicago, October 26-29. Register to experience an inspiring examination of what’s possible with Technology Business Manag...
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  • Addressing Technology Misconceptions

    [Note: This article was originally posted to Mental Effort on January 19, 2015.] Gustave Flaubert was a nineteenth century French author who is considered by many to have created the style of the modern novel. As the ...
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  • New Speakers Added to the TBMC15 Agenda!

    By Nathan Lockwood   The changing color of the leaves is a signal of many things to come – cooler temperatures, shorter days and winter creeping ever closer – but for the Technology Business Manageme...
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  • We’ve got so much in store for Federal IT leaders at TBMC15!

    Today’s Federal IT leaders are facing many of the same challenges as their private sector counterparts – heightened expectations, the need to optimize spending and a lack of transparency into their costs a...
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  • Expand Your Peer Network at TBMC15!

    By Nathan Lockwood   As the summer comes to a close, the Technology Business Management (TBM) Council is preparing for the 3rd annual TBM Conference in Chicago; and this year is going to be better than ever! &#...
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  • Our Newest Keynote Speaker Announced!

    By Nathan Lockwood   Our agenda is really starting to fill up, and we are excited to announce our newest Keynote speaker John Bruno.   Bruno serves as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Innovation and ...
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  • Leadership Perspectives: My Top 5 Reasons to Attend the TBM Conference

    By JOHN P. JARVIS Director of Technology Financial Business Management at Molina Healthcare, Inc.   When I first began implementing Technology Business Management principles at Molina Healthcare in 2006, I didn&...
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