Reinvest in Growth with Smarter IT Spending

Take a more strategic, programmatic approach to IT cost optimization

Cost optimization goes beyond cost cutting

To maximize cost savings, IT leaders should pursue cost optimization through both function-specific and enterprise-wide programs. Cost optimization is a business-focused, continuous discipline intended to maximize business value while reducing costs.

We’ve compiled smarter IT spending best practices into a customizable roadmap to help you plan and execute an effective cost optimization initiative.

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    The results in the past couple of years have just been amazing. We are two years ahead of schedule on our cost optimization commitments and essentially declared victory on that chapter of the program this year — and the original goal was 2021.

    Dan Krantz

    VP, CIO Keysight Technologies

    Prioritize your cost initiatives by business value

    Urgent budget pressure is real, but the goal remains to make short- and midterm cost decisions that enable you to adjust to and sustain through unknown scenarios — without jeopardizing your long-term health and strategic objectives.

    Insights for smarter cost optimization

    Take a strategic, programmatic approach to cost optimization

    Not all cost optimization initiatives are worth it -  this framework helps you create a clear, objective, and visual representation of your cost-saving ideas to measure their potential impact and gain buy-in on your approach.

    Measure your cost optimization performance against your peers

    Make decisions and leverage empirical data on performance, defend budget and spend, spot risks of underinvestment, and quantify improvement goals and rates.

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    Explore powerful approaches to planning IT finances. Agile adaptive budgeting will enable you to support continuing technology investment and adapt IT spending to maximize value.

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