Nearly every IT organization is looking to reduce costs, and the most popular targets are pretty predictable. However, many IT leaders are missing or avoiding major cost saving opportunities altogether.
This research note investigates the most and least common areas of cost management focus in IT today. Coverage includes:
- Leading and lagging areas of IT cost management focus.
- Changes in cost management priorities in light of cost reduction mandates from senior management.
- Fundamental cost reduction opportunities overlooked by IT leadership.
The serious task of cutting costs is just beginning. For small IT shops, the decisions made today will form the foundation for future growth. Move beyond low-hanging fruit and tackle more creative ways to cut the IT budget.