Tag Archives: IT Efficiency

Overcoming the Inefficient Technology Marketplace

The typical IT shop spends 60% or more of its budget on external vendors – buying hardware, software, and services. Globally, the $2 trillion dollar IT marketplace (2013 estimate by Forrester) is quite inefficient where prices and discounts vary widely … Continue reading

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Delivering Efficiency and Cost Reduction: Long Terms Tactics Wrapup

In the last several posts we have covered how you should deliver IT cost reductions with long term tactics that also enable you to build capability and capacity.  If executed well, you will also yield some longer term benefits such … Continue reading

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Delivering Efficiency and Cost Reduction: Long term tactics

We have spend the past several weeks covering how to deliver efficiency and cost reduction in IT, and particularly how to do it while maintaining or improving your capabilities. In my last post we discussed what are some of the … Continue reading

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Delivering Efficiency and Cost Reductions: Long term approach

In the last 4 posts we have covered how you should deliver IT cost reductions in the near term. And if executed well, you will also yield some longer term benefits such as a better workforce balance or elimination of … Continue reading

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IT Cost Reductions – Near term tactics: A ‘clean shop’

Our current topic is ever present in today’s economic climate: cost reduction. This is the third post on this critical area. Despite some willingness by companies to invest in IT (while there is a reluctance to invest in staff), IT … Continue reading

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IT Cost Reductions – Near term tactics: 3rd Party savings

As I outlined in the previous post, cost reduction is ever present in today’s economic climate. And that includes IT. But, it is worthwhile to note, that during this ‘jobless’ recovery, businesses are investing in IT and other infrastructure to … Continue reading

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How to approach cost reduction

Given the current economic climate, IT shops everywhere are under pressure to reduce their costs. And often this has been the case for several years running. So where do you turn for either new areas, or better approaches that do … Continue reading

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