CIO Executive Edge: Products and Services: the business decisions that drive IT cost structure
Posted Feb 23 2010 10:06pm
If IT is strategic, then the IT budget should be driven by more than operational needs. So what are the drivers of IT resource and budget requirements? The nature of your products and services says a lot about your IT cost structure. The number, complexity and scope of your products and services drives IT costs in terms of the requires support systems, overall system complexity, the duplication of information systems, data and operations.