Budget Underspenders

Overview

The Budget Underspenders report displays information about the clouds and cost group types that have not spent the allocated budget as of the date or if the forecasted budget is less than the total budget.

Description

The following is a sample screenshot of the Budget Underspenders report. 

The information in the following table applies to the summary displayed at the top of the report. 

Summary

Description

All

Total number of items in the report that have spent less than the allocated budget.

Cloud

Number of cloud accounts that have spent less than the allocated budget.

Department

Number of departments that have spent less than the allocated budget.

The following table identifies various aspects of the report:

Identity

Description

LogoDisplays the cloud logo.
Cost Group/Cloud link

Displays the cloud, cost group type, or department name as a link. Click the link to open the budget report for the item. For instance, clicking on a cloud link opens the budget spending for the cloud.

NameFiscal year of the budget and the category to which the fiscal year is applied, cloud account, cost group type, or department.
Spend to Date

Amount spent as of date in the fiscal year.

Forecast

Based on the current spending, the amount that will be spent on the remaining fiscal year.

Total BudgetAllocated budget for the category in the fiscal year.
Forecasted DifferenceThe difference amount for the fiscal year between the total budget and the forecasted spending amount.
Budget Utilization

Color-coded progress bar. The gray shaded box over the progress bar t indicates the actual budget and the arrow indicates the budget utilization to date.

  • Green – Spend to date and forecasted spend is within the budget.

  • Orange – Spend to date is within budget but forecasted spend exceeds the budget.

  • Red – Spend to date and forecasted spend exceed the budget.\

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