“Not long ago, companies thought cost management was about reducing expenses. The notion then evolved and was viewed as a way to manage costs while also driving growth. Now, cost management is advancing further. Business leaders see it as a strategic initiative that is part of a larger transformation process.”
Modern businesses’ focus on cost management has shifted from cost reduction to cost transformation. The cost-to-transform method is about managing cost structures along with revenue growth and changing product and services offerings, all while focusing on growth. In this “save to transform” mode that many businesses are in, technology is making a huge play.