Last week (see Budgeting cutting can help AR focus and innovate) we suggested that potential budget cuts may have the effect of causing AR teams to prioritize and innovate in their programs and might not always be as negative as when first viewed. Another way to deal with the possible cuts in funding that follow any economic slowing is to look to alternative solutions. These techniques obviously take precious time and effort that AR teams also don’t have, but may be reasonable choices when money is not available.
Analyst seat holder contracts
Review each analyst contract for usage and determine business group seat holders who need to be eliminated. Then contact the high value and high usage seat holders to see if the business group can pick up some or all of the cost. Be prepared to justify the cost as the business group […]
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