Gartner Research

Managing Cost Optimization Primer for 2017

Published: 31 January 2017

ID: G00318572

Analyst(s): Barbara Gomolski, Sanil Solanki


Cost optimization has become a critical and continuous discipline for many CIOs. In the age of digital business, cost optimization demands a mix of IT and business improvements to lower operating costs, drive more value and prepare for the digital future.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do I identify my best opportunities for IT cost optimization?
    • How do I implement an IT cost optimization program?
    • How do I improve IT financial transparency to support cost optimization?
    • How do I use my cost optimization programs to help the enterprise optimize business-related costs?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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