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Case Study: Leading Radical IT Cost Reduction at Volvo Trucks

Published: 19 August 2010

ID: G00205270

Analyst(s): Andy Rowsell-Jones , Barbara Gomolski

Summary

This Case Study illustrates how cost optimization efforts can result in a more balanced mix of spending on maintenance and operations versus development.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
    • Set Stretch Goals to Overcome Resistance
  • The Challenge
    • Adapt to Changing Circumstances
  • Approach
    • Act Decisively
    • Protect What Matters
  • Results
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Lessons Learned

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