In times like these, when IT spending is increasingly subject to cutbacks, finding out how to get "more for less" is as crucial to a company’s IT department as making sure that applications run smoothly. In Rome, Italy, Gruppo Tosinvest managed to prove that this challenge—which keeps legions of IT managers awake at night—can be solved.
Tosinvest Information Technologies, or T.I.T. It was in this subdivision that the decision was made to upgrade the existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that Gruppo Tosinvest had been running since 2001. . . . by upgrading to SAP ERP, IT maintenance costs would decrease by up to 22% over the next three years, leading to a fast return on investment. Fabio Fricano, CIO, Tosinvest Information Technologies Major Business Challenges When Gruppo Tosinvest first implemented SAP software,