Value Discovery: A Better Way to Prioritize IT Investments

The current debate over IT spending often misses the point. It’s not how much you spend, it’s the way you manage your IT spending that counts. The goal is not reduced spending but selective, value-creating spending that makes a greater contribution to the bottom line.

The current debate over IT spending often misses the point. It’s not how much you spend, it’s the way you manage your IT spending that counts. The goal is not reduced spending but selective, value-creating spending that makes a greater contribution to the bottom line.

 

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