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The Ops4Less cost control model: P A I D

Ops4Less presents our model for the four primary aspects of IT Operations costs control: P A I D. Consider this the "balanced scorecard" for cutting the cost of Ops. Measure these four quadrants and look for savings in each, for getting P A I D.

P A I D ™ stands for People, Activity, Investment, and Dealing.
Of course every organisation is different. Just like Balanced Scorecard, you will put your own emphasis on some areas more than others.

People

Get the right people, get the people right

Recruitment
Culture
Motivation
Evaluation

Activity

Do the right things, do things right

Planning
Process
Measurement
Improvement

Investment

Spend to save money, save money on spending

Technology
Service providers
Suppliers
Projects

Dealing

Manage the business, the business of managing money

Funding
Service management
Outsourcing
Revenue