Gartner Research

Use an Innovative Approach to Manage I&O Budgets Beyond 2013

Published: 04 April 2013

ID: G00248552

Analyst(s): Rakesh Kumar


As the nature of the I&O budget changes, I&O managers must change how they manage their finances. I&O managers and stakeholders must develop better financial skills within their teams, and must adopt a process-led approach to avoid a difficult road ahead.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Know the I&O Spending Trends
  • Develop a Finance Discipline Within I&O
  • Recruit IT Financial Skills From Accounting and Finance Groups
  • Develop a Process-Driven Approach to Cost Management That Includes Cost Reduction
  • Ensure That Cost Containment Programs Map to IT Investment Projects

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