How CIOs Can Use Gartner’s S-A-V-E Methodology to Launch and Sustain IT Cost Optimization Programs

This recent report explains Gartner's S-A-V-E methodology, an actionable step-by-step guide to engage cross-team communities to identify, analyze, validate and report IT cost optimization ideas. Clients often start with this type of process to determine the short and long-term business impact they can achieve when saving on their total software support costs - up to 90% with expert independent support. The image below highlights the four steps in the S-A-V-E methodology detailed in the report with recommended actions and examples: