Controlling costs

How to deliver value to business partners in the midst of budget constraints

Delivering IT solutions at the appropriate price point should be the goal of anyone involved in IT decision-making. Often seen as a cost centre, the IT department is frequently the first port of call when it comes to budget cuts, and you might be left feeling like you're in a sinking ship that simply can't stay afloat. But don't worry, IT costs might not be as fixed as they first seem, and it is possible for you to keep your head above water.

When looking at your budget, its likely that staff costs are a dominant expense. Fortunately there are a number of ways in which you can optimise labour costs while also delivering the services that your business needs, including automation, outsourcing and out-tasking. Discover more about these IT models and realise how removing some tasks from your in-house team can ensure business agility in a cost-efficient way.

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