The IT Revolution estimates that currently 20% of IT spend of $10 trillion can be the waste. This figure comes to $2 trillion. What are we doing?
Already IT spend analysis is a board room issue.
Leading consultants like Accenture are coming out with reports on IT cost control.
Productivity improvement and cost/waste reduction were taken up for investigation and advocacy by authors like Popendiecks.
Industrial engineers are into action. IIE has a blog IE in IT.
Collection of Articles/Reports dealing with IT Cost Reduction
Boards Look for Efficiency With IT - November 2011
IT Cost Reduction Initiatives:
Cost Reduction in Imaging and Output infrastructure
IT Cost Reduction - Accenture insights - 2012
Collection of articles on each opportunity mentioned in the Accenture article
Information Technology Systems Cost Reduction
Reducing the waste in the testing cycle
Federal Marketplace for Data Center Capacity - Webinar Video
Lean IT: Enabling and Sustaining Your Lean Transformation
Lean Software Development and IT Enabled Services - Collection of Books and Articles - NRao
Incorporating Deming, Goldratta Ideas in Computer Science - A Presentation