Contrary to popular belief, IT cost optimization is not the same as cost reduction. Cutting costs may be a goal of your optimization efforts, but it should be balanced with efforts to maximize business value and minimize risk.
Technology and finance decision makers need metrics and measures they can trust to ensure they are making IT decisions that will have a positive impact on the corporate bottom line.
The Business Relationship Management Institute and TeamQuest discuss how IT organizations need to quantify their value and communicate their contribution to overall business success.
No business today can thrive without a solid technology base to support it - that means IT cost optimization should really be about business optimization.
Learn how IT managers can create more consistent and efficient services, justify the budget they need, and better collaborate with executives to align IT and business goals.
Now that cloud computing has fully entered the mainstream, the conversation has become a bit more complicated. In the place of the binary build or buy decision, IT leaders now have a third option: rent.