KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, was named “Global
Channels & Alliances Partner of the Year” by Apptio, a leading provider of
cloud-based technology business management (TBM) software.
Apptio recognized KPMG for delivering outstanding results, including new
business opportunities and renewals with strategic customers, and for being the first alliance certified by the Apptio Enablement Team to deliver training. Apptio also acknowledged the work of KPMG’s Denver Ignition Center, which offers clients innovative Apptio and other solutions focused on readiness, strategy, maturity, and adoption.
Steve Bates, global leader of KPMG’s TBM practice, said, “KPMG is honored to receive this award in recognition of our long track record of success around the world with Apptio. Over the past several years, we’ve seen the principles of TBM take hold as a core technology strategy in many of the world’s leading companies. KPMG remains a recognized market leader in transforming organizations using TBM and is proud to be recognized by Apptio, one of the world’s leadingTBM technology solutions.”
“KPMG has been a partner in legitimizing the TBM market and helping to make our customers successful. We see big things ahead for our alliance,” said Larry Blasko, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Apptio, who presented the award to KPMG during Apptio’s Aspire sales kick-off in Bellevue, Washington.
In 2012, KPMG and Apptio formed an alliance to help clients strengthen their
information technology organizations and processes. KPMG is Apptio’s longest standing alliance and the leading sponsor of the TBM Council, a nonprofit professional organization dedicated to advancing the discipline of managing the business of IT.
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Management practice, visit http://www.kpmginfo.com/technology-business-management.
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