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Spend IT Wisely With a Three-Layer Strategy for IT Cost Optimization

Published: 10 June 2013

ID: G00250581

Analyst(s): Sanil Solanki


In an attempt to optimize costs, organizations are in danger of reducing costs that actually have a hidden intrinsic value to the business. CIOs and other IT leaders can use the three layers to ensure that only costs that add no or little value are targeted for reduction.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Categorize IT Costs Into Three Layers
    • Outer Layer
    • Middle Layer
    • Inner Layer

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