Drive business performance with strategic cost optimization

Identify where to reduce, protect and invest to drive growth and efficiency

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    Discover 3 keys to manage your organization’s costs

    Despite overwhelming evidence that effective cost management supports enterprise performance, more than 50% of organizations have yet to establish clear measures of success for their strategic cost initiatives. 

    Download our guide to learn how you can accelerate business performance by focusing on the three key pillars of strategic cost management:

    • Define clear measures of success

    • Adopt a consistent framework 

    • Leverage cross functional collaboration

    Strategic cost optimization delivers on costs and growth simultaneously

    Gartner research shows that leading companies take a proactive and strategic approach to cost optimization — strategically cutting cost while funding new growth at the bottom of the business cycle. This approach equips leaders to sustain through uncertainty and disruption of crises like the COVID-19 pandemic.

    A cost management framework to prioritize investments

    The Gartner Cost Optimization Decision Framework helps you prioritize cost optimization opportunities by value, not just the potential to reduce spending.

    Use this framework to:

    • Create a prioritized list of your most promising cost optimization opportunities
    • Assess the level of impact of your cost plans across key decision factors/criteria
    • Evaluate the trade-offs between the benefits, costs, risks, and viability of different cost control initiatives
    • Map cost reductions on a simple grid to show the trade-offs and help build buy-in for your cost reduction strategy.

    Download the cost optimization framework for your function

    Gartner is a trusted advisor and an objective resource for more than 14,000 enterprises in 100+ countries.

    Learn more about how we can help you achieve your mission-critical priorities.