Financial services technology journal: The cost management issue

December 2009
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Financial services technology journal: The cost management issue

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Professional IT managers know that controlling costs and aligning expenditures with overall business goals and spending are critical to organizational health. But it’s a classic case of "easier said than done." With continuing overcast skies forecast for the global economy, every step you take to infuse your IT organization with fiscal agility now should be appreciated - at the bottom line and in every line of business.

Professional IT managers know that controlling costs and aligning expenditures with overall business goals and spending are critical to organizational health. But it’s a classic case of "easier said than done." With continuing overcast skies forecast for the global economy, every step you take to infuse your IT organization with fiscal agility now should be appreciated - at the bottom line and in every line of business.

In this issue of Financial Services Technology Journal we offer effective, up-to-date thought leadership on IT cost planning. From the critical right-now technologies (e.g., service-oriented architecture, cloud computing) to practices that involve outsourcing and out-tasking (i.e., outsourcing simple tasks) to new paradigms in service models, you should find this to be an invaluable resource in your efforts to improve your organizational operating leverage.