Gartner Research

IT Finance, Risk and Value Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00375799

Analyst(s): Sanil Solanki , Cesar Lozada


To demonstrate the business value of IT, CIOs must maintain an optimal balance among cost, risk and value. Often, CIOs are tasked with reducing costs without much consideration for the impact on risk and value. Effective IT financial management ensures that CIOs balance all three elements.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can I better communicate our IT spending?
    • How does IT financial management change to support the move to digital?
    • What is the best way to explain the importance of risk and cybersecurity to top executives?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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