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Government Cost Optimization 201: Expand Savings With Teamwork

Published: 21 September 2016

ID: G00313987

Analyst(s): Cathleen Blanton


Government CIOs, like all CIOs, must collaborate with business and mission colleagues to truly optimize overall costs. Establishing a constructive dialogue on a balance between risk and value requires a framework and discipline around financial transparency and strategic alignment.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Collaborate Across Organizations to Address 10 Business Cost Optimization Opportunities
  • Establish Financial Transparency and Regular Reporting on IT's Value Contributions, Including Disruptive Technology Impacts on Business and Mission
    • Analyze Stakeholders
    • Develop the Agency's Strategic Context
    • Create an IT Value Communications Plan
    • Integrate Emerging Technology Into Strategic Planning
    • Deliver and Substantiate IT Value

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