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Update IT Spend Management Categories Now to Optimize Digital Business

Published: 06 June 2017

ID: G00324322

Analyst(s): Stewart Buchanan


CIOs are often frustrated at the unmanaged and suboptimal way business-critical digital technology spending is managed. These simple foundational best practices cut unnecessary duplication of effort to improve the transparency and value of digital technology spending.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Review How Spending Categories Are Applied to the Management of Digital Technologies Across the Enterprise to Stop Spending Being Incorrectly Identified and Mismanaged
  • Use Spend Categories to Reconcile Budgets With Spending to Update Plans, Manage Change and Improve Agility
  • Improve Process Efficiency and Financial Returns by Consistently Applying Spending Categories Throughout the Enterprise

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