Gartner Research

Survey Analysis: How Leading Organizations Optimize Cost by Prioritizing Business Value

Published: 29 October 2017

ID: G00341372

Analyst(s): Jim McGittigan , Stewart Buchanan , Cesar Lozada


CIOs can learn a lot from what leading IT organizations mean by cost optimization and by how they deliver it. All organizations share similar priorities and challenges; Gartner's survey confirms that the key differentiators between the leaders and underperformers are attitude and action.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • The Biggest Difference Between Leaders and Stragglers Is That the Leaders Work With the Business to Do the Most Difficult Things
  • CIOs Who Put the Business First Have Better Control Over All IT and Digital Business Spending
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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