Gartner Research

Optimizing I&O Costs and Investments Primer for 2018

Published: 26 July 2018

ID: G00361523

Analyst(s): Ron Blair , Robert Naegle


The call to "do more" with what you have, cut costs and optimize investments is pervasive in I&O. I&O leaders must have an action plan to drive business value that optimizes the value of existing resources and future investments, while improving speed, predictability, reliability and agility.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do I improve the efficiency and productivity of existing assets to do more with what I have?
    • Where should I look for savings when asked to reduce I&O spend?
    • How should I invest to drive business outcomes?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading

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