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Cost Optimization Guidelines for Government CIOs

Published: 22 February 2017

ID: G00325978

Analyst(s): John Kost , Cathleen Blanton


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



  • 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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