When times are good, the harvest is full, the granary bins are overflowing, and it’s easy for an enterprise to gorge freely. When times turn hard and revenue evaporates, well, it’s time to cut back by slicing out those wild expenditures and bold ideas that once made so much sense. It’s not an easy or pleasant task, but if it’s done carefully, the result can be a nimble and efficient organization ready to sail on into the future.
Here are 11 not-so-obvious places to look for fat to cut from IT budgets before the CFO comes calling.
Dump the gimmicks
Does your website include extra data just to make it a bit more useful? Some sites like to roll in stock market quotes, weather forecasts or sports scores to make the experience a bit richer. Others include teasers like, “This hotel has been booked 18 times in the last 47 minutes.”
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