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Supporting Cost Optimization in the Business: A Gartner Trend Insight Report

Published: 30 March 2017

ID: G00326155

Analyst(s): Barbara Gomolski


The greatest opportunities to "optimize" a business are outside the information technology function. CIOs can support cost optimization beyond IT, and drive improved business performance.

Table Of Contents
  • Opportunities and Challenges
  • What You Need to Know

Insight From the Analyst

  • Take Cost Optimization to the Next Level

Executive Overview

  • Definition

Research Highlights

  • Business Operating Cost Variances Can Be Significant
    • Related Research
  • The Role of Information Technology in Business Cost Optimization
  • Lessons Learned From IT Cost Optimization Apply
    • Related Research

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