Gartner Research

Use Adaptive Sourcing to Drive Double-Digit Cost Optimization of IT and Business Processes

Published: 23 February 2017

ID: G00318543

Analyst(s): Claudio Da Rold

Summary

Sourcing and vendor management leaders are directly involved in, and can proactively define, cost optimization initiatives on IT and business processes while supporting digital innovation. A proactive stance in delivering business value is needed to increase SVM leaders' business influence.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management Play a Significant Role in Cost Optimization and Digital Business Initiatives

Research Highlights

  • IT Cost Optimization: The Run Layer
    • Infrastructure and Application Service Cost
    • Software and SaaS Cost
  • Business Process Cost Optimization: The Differentiate Layer
  • Digital Business Initiatives: The Innovate Layer

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