Budget Surprises – Good ones

To state the obvious, IT budgets are under pressure. IT is integral to business value. And “Do more with less” is here to stay.

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Save IT. Save the Planet.

Efficient IT. It can address multiple pressing needs. But it requires a different way of thinking. You don’t have to be an environmentalist to realize your self-interest in a healthy environment. You don’t have to be a conservationist to know that conserving energy also conserves cash. Along with global warming, these have become politically charged topics. However, in terms of IT, there are some very practical ways to view them as means to improve efficiency and help manage your budget.

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Just in time for Budget season…

Budget pressure. It’s always on to reduce IT expense and to be simultaneously more productive. For most of us budgets have all the appeal of a tooth extraction. But we also know that solid budget creation and management is how we get where we want to be. Creativity helps. It’s imagination in blending numbers with desired outcomes. Finding adequate time to do it is always a strain but the payback is more than time and money. It’s success.

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Proof Points – The Need to Show Operational Transformation AND Substantial Savings

Given that this is budget season, for the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing some observations of how IT organizations are dealing with the need to transform their operations while working within constrained budgets.

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