Gartner Research

Cost Optimization Guidelines for Government CIOs

Published: 22 February 2017

ID: G00325978

Analyst(s): John Kost, Cathleen Blanton

Summary

Government CIOs must mix IT and business cost optimization to increase business performance, while freeing funds for digital futures. Engaging customers will help CIOs make the appropriate trade-offs necessary to achieve these goals.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Engage the Business Before You're Given an Arbitrary Cost-Cutting Target
    • Recommendations
  • Use Four Charts to Guide Your Cost Optimization
    • Recommendations
  • Consider Digital Business to Drive Efficiency, Improve Outcomes
    • Recommendations

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