CEOs and CFOs often use different measurements than CIOs to evaluate IT spending. This discrepancy can lead to contentious relationships between IT and leadership during strategic planning and budgeting. CEOs/CFOs might not fully understand IT and the value it can bring, while CIOs may not understand the nuances of budgeting and communicating the value of IT as an investment rather than a cost center. CEOs/CFOs may be more concerned with compliance and impact to profitability, whereas CIOs may look at application compatibility and maintainability with current staffing. This session will provide ten key points that can help get everyone on the same page, improving your organization’s ability to achieve its mission and focus on the future.