Saturday, December 15, 2012

$2 Trillion Waste In IT Systems? What are we doing?



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?

http://itrevolution.com/manifesto/

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
    http://www.directorship.com/boards-look-for-efficiency-with-it/
    IT Cost Reduction Initiatives:
    Cost Reduction in Imaging and Output infrastructure
    http://ievarunmitra.blogspot.in/2012/08/cutting-costs-and-maximizing-return-on.html
    IT Cost Reduction - Accenture insights  - 2012
    http://www.accenture.com/us-en/Pages/insight-it-cost-reductions-new-technologies.aspx
    Collection of articles on each opportunity mentioned in the Accenture article
    Information Technology Systems Cost Reduction
       


    Reducing the waste in the testing cycle
    http://mgmtvideo.blogspot.com/2012/09/reducing-waste-in-testing-cycle-youtube.html
    Federal Marketplace for Data Center Capacity - Webinar Video
    http://mgmtvideo.blogspot.com/2012/09/federal-marketplace-for-data-center.html

    Lean IT: Enabling and Sustaining Your Lean Transformation
    Google book
    http://books.google.co.in/books?id=3Si41XmQlXAC

    Lean Software Development and IT Enabled Services - Collection of Books and Articles - NRao
    http://nraoiekc.blogspot.com/2012/04/lean-software-development-and-it.html

Incorporating Deming, Goldratta Ideas in Computer Science - A Presentation
YouTube Video
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