Chargeback

BluLogix Chargeback for Public Sector and Enterprise Organizations

Public sector and enterprise shared services groups are more and more being asked to manage expenditures, reduce costs, standardize infrastructure and lead digital transformations that drive policies and standards across their organizations.  From increasing security to managing consumption to driving and enabling consistent infrastructure across departments and agencies, the challenge to optimize spend and drive value has never been greater. 

BluIQ™ Chargeback streamlines the process of Public Sector and Enterprise IT chargeback, making it easier for Shared Services to recover IT cost, change consumption behavior and demonstrate the value of IT for department and agency consumption of voice, cloud, desktop and other IT services.

Overview

Chargeback overview

BluIQ delivers, with a platform designed to help you capture and allocate your entire program spend, no matter how complex your environment is.

  • Proven deployments with large public sector customers
  • Full automation and validation of ledger-based chargeback
  • Consistent processes across all departments and agencies
  • Customer satisfaction at the department and agency level with increased accuracy and decreased frustration
  • Billing of all central services, including labor, backup, colocation, mainframe, midrange, and x86 compute, storage, enterprise email, mail hub, network, and pass-through of software renewals, voice, and other services on a dollar-for-dollar basis.
  • Software as a Service, with faster speed-to-market
  • AWS Marketplace availability, with a 15-day free trial available

BluIQ Chargeback helps you get chargeback right and increase the value of IT services delivered

With BluIQ chargeback, public sector and enterprise shared services centers can optimize their IT purchasing to

  • Take advantage of volume purchasing across agencies and departments
  • monitor and optimize consumption behavior to drive awareness and change behavior
  • apply charges equitably across units, ensuring fairness in cost distribution
  • include any service in your chargeback portfolio
  • deliver against your organization’s objectives for complex consumption-based models and chargeback based on actual levels
  • choose the cost allocation method with the highest reward-to-effort ratio
BluIQ Chargeback helps you get chargeback right and increase the value of IT services delivered

Chargeback | Cost Allocation | Vendor Management

Chargeback | Cost Allocation | Vendor Management

With BluIQ, your shared services group will be able to:

  • Consolidate to Master Agreements
  • Centralize Procurement
  • Standardize Policies & Standards
  • Centralize Management of IT Infrastructure
  • Lead Digital Transformation
  • Provide Real-time Budget Management
  • Accommodate Rebilling & Pass-thru Scenarios
  • Streamline Usage/Consumption Billing
  • Reduce Costs Through Consolidated Purchasing
  • Enable Real-time Contract Management, Charge Monitoring & Reconciliation
  • Support OMB Circular 87 GAAP Public Sector Requirements
  • BluLogix clients leverage BluIQ Chargeback to:

    • Automate consumption of usage data from external systems and cloud service providers.
    • Either apply a charge to these services or to pass-through a vendor charge.
    • Address the need to automate the invoicing process to the disparate agencies and departments.
    • Provide visibility to agencies and departments via a portal for invoice validation and approval.
    • Enable the transfer of invoice approval to accounts payable.
    BluLogix clients leverage BluIQ Chargeback to:

    BluLogix Provides BluIQTM Public Sector and Enterprise Organizations a Bill-back/Chargeback Solution that

    BluLogix Provides BluIQTM Public Sector and Enterprise Organizations a Bill-back/Chargeback Solution that
    • Supports billing of all central services, including labor, backup, colocation, mainframe, midrange, and x86 compute, storage, enterprise email, mail hub, network, and pass-through of software renewals, voice, and other services on a dollar-for-dollar basis.
    • Collects billing data, at least monthly, from central services Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) systems.
    • Collects billing data from cloud service providers and allows for billing customers based on a percentage of usage or a fee for use.
    • Loads and allows the reconciliation of usage data, providing management features for the rates to be charged for each service.
    • Allows for customization of invoices to meet regulatory and policy requirements.
    • Presents bills to central services customers for them to process for payment.
    • Supports billing issue resolution.
    • Exports a summary of the invoice details into a flat file for consumption/intake by financial accounting systems for the creation of accounts receivable (on the central services’ side) and accounts payable (on the customer side).
    • Provides similar functionality to the processes used in the collection, normalization, and data validation.

    Public Sector Shared Services Chargeback

    For Public Sector shared services groups, the issue of IT cost chargeback has been an ongoing challenge.  In order to drive the highest value from your shared services effectively and efficiently, you need the ability to chargeback for centralized services, from equipment to infrastructure to resources, with metered, usage and consumption-based billing models:  

    • Need for multiple billing models – base charges, consumption, and resource charges. 
    • Provide the ability to charge back against agency budgets in real time to ensure adherence to established budgets
    • Move from paper based or antiquated legacy systems to automated solutions
    • Ingest data from disparate systems, oftentimes legacy or homegrown with no ability to upgrade
    • Get control over your state’s growing cloud costs by centralizing currently decentralized expenses regardless of your multicloud environment
    • Reduce manhours required by both your shared services organization and your agencies
    • Easy, efficient and accessible reconciliation processes that increases agency satisfaction

    Enterprise Shared Services Chargeback

    Whether your objectives are recovering IT costs, changing consumption behavior, controlling IT spend, ensuring equity in departmental billing, consolidating and streamlining data, or demonstrating the business value of IT, you need a solution that

    • Supports billing of all central services, including the billing of labor, backup, colocation, mainframe, midrange, and x86 compute, storage, enterprise email, mail hub, network, and pass-through of software renewals, voice, and other services on a dollar-for-dollar basis.
    • Collects billing data from cloud and other service providers and allows for billing customers based on a percentage of usage or a fee for use.
    • Loads and allows the reconciliation of usage data, providing management features for the rates to be charged for each service.

    Why you should consider BluIQ™ Chargeback by BluLogix:

    • Maximize ROI by seven times in the first year
    • Reduce agency and department validation time to less than two days
    • Implement a consistent chargeback process
    • Improve overall customer satisfaction
    Why you should consider BluIQ™ Chargeback by BluLogix:

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