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Who the Heck Needs ROI?
Ten common errors prevent return on investment (ROI) calculations from being used as much or as well as possible. Avoiding intuitive decision making and basing

annual roi tco  promise a somewhat greater annual return in order to compensate for the increased risk, such as the possibility that the proposed approach won't provide the expected benefits, or won't be completed within the expected time period or for the expected cost. Many question the suitability of calculating ROI at all, especially those who can't find the financial return for an investment they favor. They may say the return is so obvious that ROI calculation is unnecessary. The fact is, to borrow Samuel

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Ramco to Its Customers - Let's Get Personal!


Ramco Systems returned to Las Vegas for its annual user group meeting in North America in October of 2003. We review the progress that Ramco has made on its promises to customers at the last user conference, the customers’ reactions to the progress, and where Ramco and its customers will go from here.

annual roi tco  enterprise applications at its annual user group conference. Its vision of delivering applications built on flexible, adaptable, and expandable business process models was intended to address the three realities of business, namely that businesses have 1) unique needs, 2) those needs change over time, and 3) that they operate with a diverse array of applications. At that time, the vendor introduced a new enterprise application framework and released a series of vertically tailored enterprise Read More
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Calculating ROI for Business Intelligence Solutions in Small and Midsized Businesses


For many companies, a challenging business event or critical business pain precipitates a conversation about business intelligence (BI). But don’t wait until you introduce new products, upgrade your IT environment, or notice that your inventory is increasing but not your sales. Find out how to build a return on investment (ROI) for your BI applications and projects, so you can leverage your own data before it’s too late.

annual roi tco  TCO Traditional BI SaaS Annual TCO After Year One SaaS BI/PM Application License BI/PM Application License (Maint.) Data Integration License (ETL) System Integration Costs System Integration (Maint.) Database License Database License (Maint.) Infrastructure/Hardware Internal T Personnel Training Support/Subscription Fees TOTAL Cost-savings over 5-year horizon for a SaaS vs. Traditional BI Implementation Traditional BI  cost SaaS cost $ Savings of SaaS % Savings over Traditional BI Implementation / Year Read More

Quantifying the Value of Software Asset Management


If you’re not up to speed on the key benefits of software asset management (SAM) solutions, this overview can help. Additionally, you’ll learn about the areas where an SAM solution can deliver the most tangible, quantifiable cost savings to your company. You’ll also learn how to calculate the potential return on investment (ROI) on an SAM solution in order to present senior management with a compelling business case.

annual roi tco  each year, compared to annual cost savings that amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Conclusion As companies continue to rely on software applications to support vital operations, the need to better manage these applications – from the time they are purchased, until they are removed or replaced – is becoming increasingly critical. Companies that do not implement SAM practices and tools are likely to face significant financial damages due to productivity losses, underutilization of licenses, Read More

ROI Systems, Inc.: Will Slow and Steady Remain in the Race?


Over past two decades, ROI Systems has shown the commitment to deliver solid discrete manufacturing functionality and superior customer support, with modest growth and cautious new technology introduction as a consequence. Owing to its slow growth, ROI has achieved a small market presence in general and insignificant global brand awareness, an undeveloped channel outside of the North American market.

annual roi tco  15% - 20% average annual growth rate during the next three years (70% probability), based on its limited market segment and conservative new product and technology introduction. The fact that ROI can grow at all is based on our assumption that a few thousand legacy systems within ROI's target industry are yet to be replaced. We believe that, within the next 12 months, the company will have to either acquire (25% probability) or partner with (75% probability) vendors whose products would significantly Read More

ERP: Is High ROI with low TCO Possible?


Total cost of ownership (TCO) remains a significant factor influencing enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategies and decisions. But focusing exclusively on TCO runs the risk of delaying necessary ERP projects. Companies should also consider return on investment (ROI) of such projects. Find out what the average company should expect to pay for ERP and how the business can benefit from a successful implementation.

annual roi tco  Is High ROI with low TCO Possible? Total cost of ownership (TCO) remains a significant factor influencing enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategies and decisions. But focusing exclusively on TCO runs the risk of delaying necessary ERP projects. Companies should also consider return on investment (ROI) of such projects. Find out what the average company should expect to pay for ERP and how the business can benefit from a successful implementation. Read More

Accelerating ROI with BPM


New research validates what business and IT leaders have discovered for themselves: accelerating process improvement efforts through business process management (BPM) is yielding significant returns as organizations continue to grapple with the unstable global economy. Discover how accelerating BPM initiatives creates an extensible infrastructure that can adjust to changing business conditions and customer requirements.

annual roi tco  ROI with BPM New research validates what business and IT leaders have discovered for themselves: accelerating process improvement efforts through business process management (BPM) is yielding significant returns as organizations continue to grapple with the unstable global economy. Discover how accelerating BPM initiatives creates an extensible infrastructure that can adjust to changing business conditions and customer requirements. Read More

ROI Systems Catching Up With e-Commerce


ROI Systems continues with its practice of cautious new technology adoption. On October 10, it announced the offering of XML-based EDI for its customers.

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State of the Art in TCO: Managing the Total Cost of Ownership


Total cost of ownership (TCO) is one of the most difficult metrics to benchmark. Even when using the clearest of metrics, companies often obtain inadequate results. Instead of thinking solely about how to calculate and reduce TCO, companies should think about how to manage TCO from a business perspective, in order to leverage solid, results-oriented decisions about IT solutions.

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ROI CaseStudy: IBM Cognos, Concept One Accessories


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The Three Rs of RFID: Rewards, Risk, and ROI


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annual roi tco  Three Rs of RFID: Rewards, Risk, and ROI Introduction The promise of radio frequency identification (RFID) is every supply chain manager's dream—real time tracking of every single product, from manufacture to checkout. Compared to universal product code (UPC) bar coding, which RFID promises to replace, RFID proactively transmits information, eliminating the manual point-and-read operations needed with bar coding. This enhanced visibility could significantly decrease warehouse, distribution, and Read More

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