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Healthcare Provider CIOs Must Contain the TCO of IT and Make Room for Innovation With Application Rationalization

Published: 10 February 2016

ID: G00298658

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon

Summary

Application rationalization is vital to healthcare providers' continued transformation. As IT's total cost of ownership consumes a larger percentage of revenue and pressures to reduce IT spend mount, routine rationalization will enable CIOs to more closely align IT with the needs of the business.

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Analysis

  • Rationalize Applications That Represent the Largest Part of Your IT Budget
  • Rationalize by Identifying Business Capabilities in Need of Improvement or Innovation
  • Identify Redundant and Overlapping Applications and Assess Their Business and Technical Fitness
  • Decommission
  • Conclusion

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