This white paper provides a primer on IT Cost Optimization – how to run IT like a lean, mean, fighting machine. It identifies areas to focus on, and the step by step process to follow for each. Excellent discussion for the CIO wants to get "the biggest bang for the IT buck!"
This paper presents a high level overview of IT cost optimization for CIOs – cut costs without affecting innovation or business transformation. What is cost optimization? Why is it important? What is the key challenges in cost optimization? What are the key principles to achieve sustainable cost reduction? It also introduces a framework for IT Cost Optimization. A good place for the CIO to start their IT Cost Optimization journey.
This case study illustrates the use of a structured approach to IT cost optimization.
This whitepaper discusses ways to gain insight into costs across portfolios, vendors and resources so an IT Organization can develop meaningful IT financial management and recovery processes to better align IT planning and budgetary decisions with business goals and simplify cost allocation to business units.<br />
This presentation delves into effective ways of managing ICT finances
This paper discusses the design, implementation of an activity-based cost management model, integrated with a service- level billing mechanism – including, electronic SLAs, IT service- level performance metrics, and sample Customer Feedback surveys.
This guide discusses Budgeting for an IT Strategy with a focus on calculating the true total cost of an initiative.
This paper presents an activity based costing (ABC) based model for information technology services developed at an international company.
This study uses a modified Delphi method as the basis for a quantitative decision making framework to calculate the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of complex systems.
This paper presents a framework for cost optimization – reduce spend while maintaining high service and quality.