Does your IT budget give value for money or add to the value of the business? Asking the IT department can often leave you none the wiser. Nevertheless it is important to understand the value that your current infrastructure delivers to the company and produce a strategy to maximise its value. Often, this can be difficult because of legacy elements embedded in companies' infrastructure. However, optimising the IT system is a sure-fire way to give your business a competitive edge.
So what do you need to know?
All areas of the business have some focus on reducing their costs. However, with IT it is not as simple as making someone responsible for making savings.
In order to manage and reduce IT expenditure year on year, and do so in a sustainable manner, you must have a complete handle on IT exp...