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Full Transparency for Enterprise Technology Spending Is a Fundamental Strategy for CIOs and CFOs

Published: 19 May 2016

ID: G00304202

Analyst(s): Michael Smith, Richard Hunter


In response to digital business, enterprise spend on technology outside the IT budget will increase rapidly. Many CIOs will counter with centralized controls; this research shows how enlisting CFOs to increase transparency for technology spending is a better strategy for maximizing enterprise value.

Table Of Contents


  • Suppressing Supply From Traditional IT Raises Transparency Issues
  • Transparency Is Essential to Maximize the Effectiveness of Technology Supply and Demand
    • Fight Hard for Transparency

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