Gartner Research

Best Practices to Drive Cost and Value Optimization in IT Management

Published: 07 August 2014

ID: G00267141

Analyst(s): Barbara Gomolski, John P. Roberts


Effective management of the IT budget is an essential capability for all CIOs. This research collection provides an overview of best practices and specific techniques around using IT management disciplines to improve IT cost optimization results.

Table Of Contents


  • Use the Gartner Four-Phase Process to Manage Your IT Cost Optimization Program
    • Not All IT Cost Optimization Ideas Are Worth the Effort
  • Take a Holistic Approach to Shift Focus From Costs to Value
  • Use Gartner Key Research to Improve IT Cost Optimization Results
    • General Framework

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