Conclusion

One of the enduring ironies of the computer industry is that those who most uncritically and aggressively target IS cost savings are the least likely to achieve their goal. That is because unrealistic perceptions about automatic cost savings or inexpensive platforms often lead to inadequately managed planning and procurement. Preoccupation with technology may mean that major opportunities to achieve real, substantial cost savings through increased operation efficiencies are neglected. Even if real business benefits are achieved, the cost of realizing them is likely to be unnecessarily high.

Only by understanding IS cost structures, and targeting all the variables affecting these structures, can businesses ensure that they will obtain maximum cost-effectiveness from their IS expenditures.

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