Gartner Research

IT Asset Life Cycle Management: Understanding and Defining Asset Longevity

Published: 11 November 2010

ID: G00208089

Analyst(s): William Snyder


IT asset managers and IT financial managers are struggling to identify an accurate account of all IT asset costs through their life cycle in order to provide an economic justification for IT sourcing decisions, and to optimize cost and risk in the context of value.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

What You Need to Know


  • Establishing a Life Cycle Management Program
    • Techniques That Seem Like Life Cycles, But Are Not
  • Getting Started in Life Cycle Management
  • Tools to Help Maintain Life Cycles
  • Tactical Guidelines

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