Gartner Research

Five Principles Underpin IT Cost Optimization Success

Published: 11 July 2013

ID: G00250580

Analyst(s): Sanil Solanki, Jim McGittigan , Michael Smith, Barbara Gomolski, Kurt Potter


Many CIOs have been running IT cost optimization initiatives, but there is a stark difference between organizations that continue to optimize and those that don't. This research explores five key principles that organizations showing high maturity in their cost optimization practices follow.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Implement Five Key Principles That Form the Basis for Continued Cost Optimization
    • 1. Transparency
    • 2. Agility
    • 3. Accountability
    • 4. Simplification
    • 5. Discipline

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