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The CEO, CFO, and TCO
Total cost of ownership (TCO) is a key component of the
: The CEO, CFO, and TCO The CEO, CFO, and TCO Olin Thompson - December 4, 2006 Read Comments Total cost of ownership (TCO) measures the ongoing expense of owning and maintaining software within a business. It is a key component of the i in return on investment (ROI). Naturally, the chief executive officer (CEO) and chief financial officer (CFO) care about ROI, but is TCO a measurement of complexity? Is TCO a measure of agility or the lack of agility? Does a higher TCO mean a company is less able to turn on
The Ten How Factors That Can Affect ERP TCO
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: The Ten How Factors That Can Affect ERP TCO The Ten How Factors That Can Affect ERP TCO Source: itelligence, Inc Document Type: White Paper Description: Organizations tend to focus on the what —that is, the vendor or the product—when determining total cost of ownership (TCO). However, it s often the how —that is, deployment aspects—of enterprise resource planning (ERP) that has a greater impact on determining TCO for a given organization. This research raises 10 factors to help
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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.
: ERP: Is High ROI with low TCO Possible? ERP: Is High ROI with low TCO Possible? Source: Sage Document Type: White Paper Description: 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
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Reducing TCO with SAN Consolidation
Are ever-increasing demands for data accessibility causing your storage area network (SAN) to stretch beyond its limits? And as you consider various solutions, are you concerned that your IT budget is being stretched too thin? Put those worries to rest: SAN consolidation solutions can extend the life of your SAN—and reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO).
: Reducing TCO with SAN Consolidation Reducing TCO with SAN Consolidation Source: QLogic Corporation Document Type: White Paper Description: Are ever-increasing demands for data accessibility causing your storage area network (SAN) to stretch beyond its limits? And as you consider various solutions, are you concerned that your IT budget is being stretched too thin? Put those worries to rest: SAN consolidation solutions can extend the life of your SAN—and reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO). Reducing
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Geac Gets Its Commonsense Share Of Consolidation, With Revolving Door CEOs No LessPart Three: Challenges and User Recommendations
The rejuvenated management team has done a praiseworthy job of bringing the company back to health while concurrently unveiling a new System21 product that can compete with the other products in the market. Deep vertical functionality, process integration, and the communication of a detailed product strategy blueprint to the market should help users manage total cost of ownership (TCO) during this era of conservative IT budgets.
: recent events. Part Two discussed the Market Impact. External Partnerships and Integration Costs Geac still has quite a range of functionality to cover through external partnerships for some of its products, which gets increasingly complicated to track for several products and their multiple releases (see Geac Trying Its Luck in Partnering ). The partnerships are intended to, for example, enhance Geac s StreamLine Windows NT/2000 -based ERP solution aimed at manufacturing companies with 5 to 150 users.
Business Intelligence Solutions: Buy vs. Build
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Capitalizing on Change
Change management is an inherent part of software implementation. Ideally, you want new business processes and the software to support them. However, companies still often compromise, due to their implementation approach and technology limitations—resulting in needless expense. There is a more rapid approach to implementation and change management, with reduced risk, greater value, and lower total cost of ownership (TCO).
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Evaluating the Total Cost of Network Ownership
The upfront expenses of a network comprise only 19% of the total cost. The remaining 81% can sneak up on bank management, often unaware of some subtle TCO factors
: Evaluating the Total Cost of Network Ownership Evaluating the Total Cost of Network Ownership Lynn Koller - July 26, 2000 Read Comments Brian Killian and Lynn Koller are associated with Brintech, www.brintech.com Introduction A bank devotes extensive resources to its computer network-both in human wherewithal and hard cash. The upfront costs can be high, and veiled costs compound the burden. Ultimately, an invisible price tag hangs from a computer network. Total cost of ownership (TCO) is a model that
The Case Against Modifying Your Enterprise Software
The case against modifying enterprise software is a strong one. Standard software offerings are the products of millions of dollars of research, development, and extensive testing for consistent performance. For this and various other reasons, modifications almost never make sense.
: The Case Against Modifying Your Enterprise Software The Case Against Modifying Your Enterprise Software Jeff Kugler - November 22, 2006 Read Comments The Case Against Modifying Your Enterprise Software Consider the case of two hypothetical companies—Company A and Company Z—each using an identical enterprise software package delivering identical core functionality. Company A has the same number of users as Company Z, but the total cost of ownership (TCO) experienced by Company Z is about twice the TCO
New Approaches to Software Pricing
Hearing the complaints of dissatisfied customers, some vendors are developing customer-centric contracts. HarrisData has even gone so far as to draft a Bill of Rights for customers. How well do these pledges measure up?
: or upgrades at customer s discretion. However it is useful to see what the Omni License covers. Here is a brief overview of HarrisData s functional footprint. HarrisData s Functional Footprint HarrisData is as comprehensive and functional as many of its peer products. Indeed, when it comes to HarrisData ERP enterprise resource planning (ERP) for manufacturing, distribution, and financial management, one finds most of the features necessary for a classic manufacturing resource planning (MRP II)
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One of the first and seemingly simple questions that companies ask when making IT investments is “how much does it cost?” Many often find themselves wondering why—even after a successful implementation—their costs keep going up. When evaluating a mobile workforce automation project, companies should take the time to conduct a thorough total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis to detect hidden costs—and avoid nasty surprises.
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