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Eight Ways to Avoid Explosive Rises in IT Costs

  • Eight Ways to Avoid Explosive Rises in IT Costs-

    Click through for eight disruptive forces that can negatively impact IT budgets and ways to avoid them, as identified by Gartner.

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    Click through for eight disruptive forces that can negatively impact IT budgets and ways to avoid them, as identified by Gartner.

IT asset cost optimization is a growing concern for IT asset management (ITAM) and IT procurement professionals. Gartner's 2013 CIO Survey shows that CIOs continue to include "reducing the cost of IT" among their top three business priorities. At the same time, ITAM and IT procurement executives face eight disruptive forces that, if not managed proactively, could lead to sudden increases in IT asset costs.

This slideshow features the disruptive forces that could have a significant impact on ITAM and IT procurement professionals, together with advice on how to contain or mitigate them from Alexa Bona, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner.