Top ten questions to ask when making IT cuts
IT bosses are being asked to shoulder a disproportionate share of company cost-cutting during the downturn, according to consultants the Birchman Group.
IT typically accounts for only 6% of an organisation's spending, but many CIOs are being asked to cut a higher proportion of their spending than other parts of the business, says Kevin Stephens, a UK Partner.
"CIOs should reflect carefully upon cost reduction initiatives in the IT function to ensure that the actions are sustainable, managemeable with limited resources, executed quickly and successfully, and do not damage the core capability of IT for the future," he says.
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