Integrating Big Data and Digital Initiatives across the Enterprise


Achieving IT cost transparency within a Technology Business Management (TBM) framework undoubtedly creates reinvestment opportunities for funding IT innovation, but it can also support big data and digital initiatives across the enterprise. This way, an organization can avoid duplicating its data collection efforts and integrate IT data with non-IT and finance data. When organizations link IT finance teams working on cost transparency to big data program teams, they can tie their data collection and modeling efforts together to address the governance, process and security issues for the benefit of the whole organization.

Companies that are broadening the vision of the TBM framework in this way will create a powerful combination of enterprise-wide big data and analytics strategies to drive insights that reach outside of IT and across the company.

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About the author

Alex-Paul works closely with enterprise leaders, IT finance managers and IT business unit leaders to help implement the discipline of Technology Business Management (TBM) into their organizations and optimize their enterprise IT. He advises both commercial and public sector organizations on the adoption of TBM programs, designs fact-based analytical strategies and supports broader IT transformation initiatives. His development of a strategic TBM multi-dimensional framework addressing people, process, data, analytics, technology and strategy is part of ISG’s industry-leading set of market best practices and methodologies. His thought leadership has been featured in CIO Review, MiddleMarket Executive and the TBM Council’s book The Four Value Conversations CIOs Must Have with Their Businesses.