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IT Investment Decision Making: Getting to
Many technology sales cycles get bogged down in the IT department. But while it is unlikely that a sale will get anywhere without IT management buy-in, IT

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Gain More from Your IT Projects
IT investments are not a magic pill that will remedy business problems, but if used properly, they can help. Businesses should set business-oriented objectives

it influence investment decisions  and ask: Is this IT project really creating a positive impact on business? Isolate as many that will influence the impact of the project factors as possible. A business environment with too many elements will affect the business'' performance. Know them the same way you know when the market is going for a turnaround. Don''t just stop the assessment right after the project. Include the assessment during management meetings and seek out ways to further improve. Continuity is the key to gathering and Read More...
Engineering Change Management 2.0: Better Business Decisions from Intelligent Change Management
Traditionally, change management in product development and engineering has been viewed as a way to control cost and improve efficiencies. But companies are

it influence investment decisions  the change by making it accessible, through visualization technology so non-engineers can interpret and discuss the change to arrive at a better business decision. Step 4: Formalize Change Management Processes Develop formal change management processes, including a formal split between change analysis and change implementation planning. Formal processes provide consistency in decision-making and continuous improvement. This process should follow the best practices identified in Best-in-Class companies, Read More...
Project Management Pitfalls
Through the implementation of enterprise wide systems many organizations have experienced success in transforming their enterprise from a reactionary task

it influence investment decisions  positive and proactive as it has to always engender the spirit of cooperation and that everyone has a sense of ownership to the projects success. Don''t forget, you can also check out project management software solutions and get a free shortlist by going to our PPM Evaluation Center . Read More...
Hitch Your Wagon to a Wild Horse?
In the frantic race to be “on the web” companies are looking outside for help to design and build their web sites. In the frantic race to be the “bleeding edge

it influence investment decisions  and iterative development methodology. It appears as a spiral beginning at a point in the center where basic capability and appearance goals are shared. Concepts are designed and built then reviewed with the client. What works is carried forward and what does not is discarded. Part of the design moves towards the outside of the spiral (the end product), part stays at a given level for more work and part is sent back down a level for re-consideration. Essential elements must continually make progress Read More...
Coming to Grips with IT Risk
Some executives say the greatest risk to any large company is IT failure. IT applications routinely support critical processes throughout a business: customer

it influence investment decisions  to Grips with IT Risk Some executives say the greatest risk to any large company is IT failure. IT applications routinely support critical processes throughout a business: customer service, invoicing, payroll, regulatory compliance, and more. With so much depending on IT, any disruption can be ruinous. But amazingly, many companies don’t have sound IT risk management processes in place. Find out how investing in IT reduces your security risk. Read More...
Innovations in IT: Driving Corporate Performance
Over the past several years, the priorities of IT teams have shifted. IT staff used to focus on building an integrated enterprise to optimize business processes

it influence investment decisions  years, the priorities of IT teams have shifted. IT staff used to focus on building an integrated enterprise to optimize business processes. Today, an additional priority is extending the enterprise and improving engagement with customers, partners, and suppliers to maximize efficiency and take advantage of new opportunities. See how innovations in IT have allowed market leaders to extend their reach. Read More...
Should It Be Renamed ''Unobtainium''?
Reports indicate that Intel will delay the release of its 64-bit ''Itanium'' processor yet again.

it influence investment decisions  It Be Renamed ''Unobtainium''? Should It Be Renamed ''Unobtainium''? R. Krause - August 2, 2000 Event Summary Intel executives have said in a financial briefing during July that Intel will push back the release of its 64-bit Itanium processor (formerly known as Merced ), recently slated for October, 2000, by a quarter. This means the first Itanium-based products should not arrive until early in 2001 - somewhat later than the original schedule of 1999. The first products are expected to be servers and Read More...
It Pays to Understand the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for Mobile Computers
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

it influence investment decisions  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. Read More...
Is ROI King In Evaluating IT Investments? Part 1. Should We Make the Investment?
IT managers should recognize that cash flow measurements are being increasingly used to evaluate IT investments, even though initial estimates of cash flows

it influence investment decisions  ROI King In Evaluating IT Investments? Part 1. Should We Make the Investment? Introduction Companies have retrenched from their previously typical IT investment pattern. Behind the change is an increasing reliance on financial measures to justify IT investment. IT investments are not well suited to traditional financial analysis. Nevertheless, IT managers should recognize that cash flow measurements are being increasingly used to evaluate IT investments. Initial estimates of cash flows from IT projects Read More...
IT Services E-Procurement
E-procurement is not just for goods and material. The market now offers IT services e-procurement solutions that open access to service sources and seek to

it influence investment decisions  on optimization of the IT service supply chain. What are these solutions and how do they work? The first step towards answering that question is to consider the concerns of the service supply chain stakeholders. These concerns shaped the current solutions. On the buy-side the stakeholders include the service supply manager, the IT manager, and the organization''s legal, finance and human resource functions. The IT manager is concerned primarily with access to quality service and the speed of the service Read More...
Mobile IT--Commodity or Value-add?
Remote working is not new, but increasing dependence on instant IT access has led to increasing demands for mobile data services. Certainly, these services can

it influence investment decisions  increasing dependence on instant IT access has led to increasing demands for mobile data services. Certainly, these services can be complex, and it is valuable to be insulated from the effects of rapid change. But ultimately, mobile access should be considered as just one aspect of IT usage, rather than as a separate entity. Read More...
Making the Right Decisions with SCOR
In the relentless search for ever-improving returns on investment and market competitiveness, some of the world’s biggest corporations are applying a model

it influence investment decisions  derived from practitioners'' experience. It is entirely vendor and technology independent and is the only real independent in-depth reference model for the complete supply chain of all companies. The SCOR model is organized around five key management processes: Plan, Source, Make, Deliver and Return. Each of these processes is examined on three levels of detail. The first level is strategic, what the company wants from each process area. The second level maps out exactly what is currently happening within Read More...
A CFO''s Guide For Managing IT
In the post Y2K era, many companies have turned to the CFO to oversee the IT function with the CIO or head of IT reporting to the CFO. IT may look

it influence investment decisions  CFO''s Guide For Managing IT A CFO''s Guide For Managing IT Featured Author - Bill Friend - December 25, 2003 IT Has Changed Forever Often, it is difficult to determine precisely when sea change starts. For the Information Technology sector, it is clear that if the signs were not apparent before, sometime shortly after 12:01 on Saturday, January 1, 2000, things changed forever. Ironically, IT changed, not because something happened, but because of a non-event. Y2K didn''t really happen, at least in sense of Read More...

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