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In the first quarter of 2009, Info-Tech Research Group surveyed IT decision makers about their priorities in controlling IT costs. Perform a reality check to gauge in-house decisions and actions, and to reassess the overall cost-reduction plan.
Who's Cutting What?
Cost containment has been a big part of IT management since the burst of the dot-com bubble in 2001. Controlling IT costs is nothing new. What is surprising is that enterprises are applying the same cost-reduction tactics in the same priority order, regardless of the enterprise's size or the industry in which it operates.