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Vanguard IBP for IT Planning

At many organizations, IT is the lifeblood that enables all other lines of business to deliver best-in-class products and services. It’s time for IT to have best-in-class platform such as Vanguard IBP to transform how it adds value to the organization.

Vanguard IBP for IT Planning is geared to help CIOs and other IT leaders gain the benefits that their peers already have. The platform automates budgeting and forecasting; and streamlines business processes for lighter workloads, lower labor expenses and faster reactions to changing priorities. The platform also raises budget and forecast accuracy to a whole new level, where mathematically optimized plans and decisions drive previously unachievable ROI.

Features

IT Reporting and Analytics

Analyze and compare labor, vendor metrics, and assets against plans

Cost Forecasting

Improve IT cost forecasting for both capital investment and operational expenditure

Currency View

Develop plans in local currency. Easily view costs and drivers in various currencies, or by unit

Workflow

Apply workflows with business rules, alerts, and more to automate IT planning and forecast-review processes

Advanced Modeling

Develop and modify IT plans on the fly to respond to changes in markets or business priorities. Drastically reduce error and cycle time

What-if Scenario Planning

Run thousands of what if scenarios in an instant to understand the impact of any change in the IT plan

Benefits

Improved Insight

Gain insight into IT costs and consumption patterns for IT services

Enable Shared Services

“Charge” for services across the enterprise, including for Bill of Materials (BOM)

Improve Decision Making

Identify unprofitable or underperforming services and activities for data-based decision making

Align The Organization

Unite the enterprise around one set of HR goals and initiatives

Save Time

Automate data collection and analysis to focus on management insight, rather than on data calls

Screen Views

Vanguard Software Applications

Our collaborative, web-based forecasting applications unite roles, teams and departments in achieving the most accurate forecasts in the world – bar none.