IT Cost-Cutting Tactics for Coping with a Down Economy

This is a collection of published Info-Tech research specifically designed to help IT identify areas for IT cost-cutting, along with tactics on how to achieve cost...

Target Ratio, Mix, and Metric Generator

The majority of IT departments spend 66% of their time performing operational activity and 34% of their time on strategic activity. Shifting more focus to strategic...

Make IT More Strategic by Leveraging Operational Efficiencies

IT departments that achieve their ideal mix of operational and strategic activity can advance their standing as a strategic partner in the organization. It's a matter of...

Senior Management Expectation Survey

Use the following survey to evaluate senior management's expectations of IT.

Handling Senior Management Expectations

Often, IT makes wrong assumptions about what senior managers expect of the department and how it actually performs against those expectations. As a result, IT leaders...

Understand IRR and NPV

The business side of the organization generally uses one of two financial metrics to determine the viability and, therefore, the attractiveness of an investment: Net...

The Technology Thaw of 2011

Despite continuing economic challenges, IT organizations must continue to innovate. An essential element of innovation is the utilization of new technologies. In 2011, we...

Top 10 Strategies for Reducing Costs

Cutting costs can be an overwhelming and painful task, but knowing where to focus your efforts can make it easier. Take a look at our top ten favorite strategies. It...

Negotiation Tips How to Save $ With Vendors

Knowledge is power. Go into your vendor negotiations with these tips and tools in your back pocket.

Quick Wins Save 5% Now!

Do you need to make a difference this week? This month? Take a look at these tactics and tools to build your guerilla plan.
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