Redwood City, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis to Host Initial Local User Groups for Customers to Share Technology Business Management Best Practices
SEATTLE, Wash. – February 16, 2012 – Apptio, the leading provider of on-demand Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions, today announced that the Apptio Community will host the first in a series of Local User Group events, where enterprise customers will gather to share best practices for successful Technology Business Management deployments. The Northern California User Group, taking place on Feb. 16 in Redwood City, will be the first in a series of Apptio Community networking events to be held across the country, and will include a roundtable dinner discussion and customer presentations from Yahoo, Cisco, eBay, and First American and will be followed by similar events in Los Angeles and Minneapolis.
Apptio Local User Groups are hosted by members of the Apptio Community and are dedicated to customers sharing lessons learned and best practices from their Technology Business Management implementations. These events will feature networking sessions and presentations by leading Fortune 1000 users as well as product demonstrations from Apptio product experts. Through these sessions, customers in a singular geographical area will learn how other local peers and industry leaders are implementing TBM within their organizations.
“Technology Business Management is a journey, not a sprint. In order to make our customers wildly successful, it is incumbent upon us to provide as many learning opportunities as possible,” said Dione Hedgpeth, vice president of customer success at Apptio. “To enable this success, we encourage customers to share their experiences and innovative use cases with one another through our Apptio Community online portal. The new Local User Group event series provides an additional outlet for customers to engage with and learn directly from one another.”
Apptio is the leading independent provider of on-demand Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions for managing the business of IT. Apptio enables IT leaders to manage the cost, quality and value of IT Services by providing deep visibility into the total cost of IT services, communicating the value of IT to the business through an interactive Bill of IT™, and strategically aligning the planning, budgeting and forecasting processes. Apptio’s TBM solutions play a critical role in helping companies understand and drive chargeback, virtualization, cloud and other key technology initiatives. Global enterprise customers such as Bank of America, Boeing, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, St. Luke’s Health System, and Swiss Re rely on Apptio® products and services to reduce costs and align IT with business priorities. For more information, visit the Apptio website or the Apptio blog.
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