ATLANTA - Advocate today announced it has been recognized as the 2019 Enterprise Partner of the Year by Apptio, Inc., a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to help organizations analyze, plan and optimize technology investments. The award recognizes Advocate’s role delivering transformational business outcomes and client success through Apptio’s Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions.

“Advocate is a unique service provider within our partner community,” said Larry Blasko, chief revenue officer at Apptio. “They focus on helping customers maximize the value of their TBM program, with deep understanding and experience in leveraging Apptio’s solutions to accelerate positive business outcomes.”

Advocate has long been recognized as a frontrunner in TBM solutions, and has helped dozens of enterprises realize the true value of their IT divisions by moving them to the center of business operations and integrating them across all verticals. Unlike other consultancies, Advocate’s TBM-as-a-Service programs innovate the IT management approach by combining unique TBM strategies that help clients eliminate early missteps in the implementation process and then redirect clients’ technology into investments that create growth and lead to innovation. This unique service differentiator served as Apptio’s chief consideration for the award.

“Our partners play a vital role in helping customers connect technology investments to business value,” said Dave Scholtz, vice president of global partner strategy and operations. “They are an increasingly integral part of our business. Every year, we proudly celebrate the impact our partners make in fueling business and technology transformations and shifting the way customers think about and manage IT.”

Apptio’s partner community is comprised of a wide range of technology companies and leading-edge service providers that help clients receive favorable business outcomes through TBM. These awards are presented to partners that excel at helping customers make data-driven decisions about technology and innovation. Advocate is honored to be among this elite group of solution providers.

About Advocate
Advocate is the “Premier TBM Services Company” within the IT financial management industry. It works with smart companies and experts in their fields to transform technology investments. Advocate leverages its TBM framework to help all enterprise leaders measure ROI in terms of business outcomes. For more information, please visit www.advocateinsiders.com.