Cost Optimization Perspectives: 2008 Versus 2016; What's Different Now?


Published: 26 February 2016 ID: G00301098

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Summary

With the threat of difficult economic times ahead, anxious IT executives are bracing for a return to cost-cutting efforts they pursued just a few years ago. Despite some troubling parallels with 2008, we believe 2016 will be different for two key reasons โ€” both of which are good news for IT.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Examining 2008 and 2016
      • Unfavorable Comparisons Between 2008 and 2016
      • Favorable Comparisons Between 2008 and 2016
    • Why 2016 Will Be Different
      • IT Executives Are Experienced in the Art of Cost Cutting and Cost Optimization
      • Emerging IT Solutions Are Becoming an Indispensable Source of Revenue Creation
    • Conclusion
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