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9 Ways to Improve IT and Operational Efficiencies in 2020

Facing economic uncertainty, many IT leaders are looking to become more efficient while also investing in the latest technology.
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1. Cloud Spend Optimization

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Just about every business is in the cloud these days. In fact, according to the RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud report, 94% of organizations are using cloud computing.

But while the cloud simplifies some aspects of IT management, it also brings new challenges. The biggest of those challenges for survey respondents was cloud cost management. Given that reality, it's not surprising that they selected cloud cost optimization as their No. 1 cloud priority.

For some organizations that will mean stepping up internal efforts to manage cloud spending or creating a center of excellence to focus on cloud costs, while others will implement technological solutions that can enforce cloud management policies.

Cynthia Harvey is a freelance writer and editor based in the Detroit area. She has been covering the technology industry for more than fifteen years. View Full Bio

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