By Reinhard Brandl, Prof. Dr. Martin Bichler
Distributed client/server architectures are the technological spine of today’s info centres. A usage-based allocation of infrastructure expenses to enterprise methods or clients is usually impossible because the valuable source intake measurements incur an excessive amount of overhead.
Reinhard Brandl proposes a mode to derive estimates for the predicted source intake of customer-oriented prone in the course of usual load checks. This enables the decision of usage-based rate allocation keys considerably. He implements the concept that in a software program device package and evaluates it effectively in a collection of experiments with multi-tier database functions. particularly, he makes use of the decided intake estimates as enter parameters for Queuing community versions which result in hugely actual functionality predictions. ultimately, he analyzes how the tactic will be built-in into latest IT strategies on the BMW Group.
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34 2. , 2003b, p. 37 and Gomolski, 2005) Chargeback as governance mechanisms implies that the method and the allocation bases must be oriented toward the need of customers. , 2003b; Gomolski, 2005): 1. Simplicity Business units seek a billing method that is easy to manage, and invoices that are easy to understand. Simplicity tends to be the dominant driver when the magnitude of IT costs is low, cost-eﬀectiveness is the primary consideration in managing the chargeback system or the IT organization is highly trusted.
00. Then, you could allocate the 12 An overview of commercial accounting and billing tools is provided by Siebertz (2004, p. 49). 42 2. ) Business transactions There may be two very diﬀerent motivations behind using business transactions for the allocation of IT costs. On the one hand, it could be considered as a form of simple overhead cost allocation, similar to costs per employee or cost per revenue share. 3). In practice, the situation is often not as clear-cut as in the payroll example described above.
An allocation of costs using the number of executed business transactions could support an eﬀective controlling of IT usage and costs by the business units. However, it is diﬃcult to establish a transparent link of business transactions to the infrastructure costs. 4). 4). In the following, we brieﬂy discuss the future relevance of the question against the background of today’s organizational and technological trends. “After pouring millions of dollars into in-house data centers, companies may soon ﬁnd that it’s time to start shutting them down.
Cost Accounting for Shared IT Infrastructures by Reinhard Brandl, Prof. Dr. Martin Bichler