Supporting Cost Optimization in the Business: A Gartner Trend Insight Report

Archived Published: 30 March 2017 ID: G00326155


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The greatest opportunities to "optimize" a business are outside the information technology function. CIOs can support cost optimization beyond IT, and drive improved business performance.

Table of Contents

  • Insight From the Analyst
    • Take Cost Optimization to the Next Level
  • Executive Overview
    • Definition
  • Research Highlights
    • Business Operating Cost Variances Can Be Significant
      • Related Research
    • The Role of Information Technology in Business Cost Optimization
    • Lessons Learned From IT Cost Optimization Apply
      • Related Research
  • Related Priorities
  • Gartner Analysts Supporting This Trend
  • Related Resources
    • Webinars
    • Articles
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