Bottom Line Slideshow: 5 IT Roles That Drive Cost Reduction

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5 IT Roles That Drive Cost Reduction

5 IT Roles That Drive Cost Reduction

Architecture roles can have a high impact by helping track policies and standards compliance, identifying policies for consolidation, and laying out an overall technology direction that will reduce costs long-term.

What it takes to get the job doneOperationally credible architects, the authority to make decisions and projects that encourage compliance.

Five key roles are critical to achieving a lean IT organization, according to a new report from Forrester Research's "Redesign IT Roles To Drive IT Cost Reduction."

These roles offer organizations a better ability to analyze possible reductions in cost of labor, services and capital expenditures, as well as improvement in business process efficiency. Here's a recap of what Marc Cecere, Forrester analyst and lead author of the report, had to say about these roles.

This article was originally published on 03-18-2009

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