Gartner Research

How to Shift the Focus From IT Cost Cutting to Business Optimization

Published: 25 September 2015

ID: G00291109

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


This report describes practical steps CIOs can take to move from a never-ending focus on cutting the IT budget to optimizing IT's contributions to business performance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Link IT Costs to Business Services Through Financial Transparency
  • Develop the Capabilities to Support a 360-Degree Approach to IT Cost and Value Optimization
  • Become a Collaborative Digital Leader by Identifying and Breaking Down the Barriers

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