Hmmmm… Service Level Automation, anyone?
“When money is distributed to managers for IT-related purchases, that capital goes to IT with the investor’s minimum requirements attached. Ideally, those requirements will be expressed in terms that are accessible to the investors…”
Great concept. Almost a "commons" (in the 18th century farming sense) for computing resources. Certainly many simularities to commodity market models as well (e.g. options, trading, etc.).