Topic: IT Investment Business Case Template

IT Investment Business Case Toolkit

This comprehensive, multi-volume guide contains a complete set of tools – framework, process, instructions, templates, and tools – to create a business case for information technology (ICT) investments. This guide contains information, and tools for the preparer, and reviewers. Excellent toolkit for the CIO who wants a structured approach to IT Business Cases.

IT Project Business Justification Guide with Examples

This package contains a complete guide to information technology project business justification – with detailed guidance on feasibility analysis, economic justification, and special considerations – a template to create a business case, and detailed examples of this framework being used to justify major IT initiatives. Excellent Read!

Program Business Case Template

This template helps build a business case for a specific program for an IT Investment – a temporary, time bound, flexible arrangement established to coordinate, direct and oversee the implementation of a set of related projects and activities in order to deliver outcomes and benefits.

Implementation Business Case Template

This business case template helps build a justification for proceeding with implementation – an implementation business case provides justification for a particular implementation approach/solution for an IT investment – the primary purpose is to recommend a solution that maximizes the return on investment.

Detailed Business Case Template

This detailed business case template provides soup-to-nuts justification for an IT investment – the primary purpose is to recommend a solution that maximizes the return on investment.

Strategic Business Case Template

This business case template is used to perform a strategic assessment or evaluation of a proposed IT investment or to build a strategic case for the investment. What is the strategic context and fit for the proposed investment? What is the need for change and how does this investment address it? What is the overall direction and structure of the proposed program and its implementation? This business case template can assist in an early detection of potential issues and therefore save the organization considerable time, effort and resources from being invested in the wrong program.

Preliminary Business Case Template

This template helps build an initial or indicative business case for an investment. This business case established the strategic context of the proposed investment, confirms the need for a solution to a business problem, recommends an approach with a list of viable options, and gets approval for further analysis to develop a detailed business case.

Creating an Preliminary Business Case for an IT Investment

This guide helps build an initial or indicative business case for an investment. This business case established the strategic context of the proposed investment, confirms the need for a solution to a business problem, recommends an approach with a list of viable options, and gets approval for further analysis to develop a detailed business case.

Strategic Assessment of Investment Proposal

The Strategic Assessment is intended to provide stakeholders with a high degree of confidence that the investment they are considering aligns with the organizations strategic priorities and responds to a true business need. Stakeholders can consider the rationale for a proposed investment at an early stage, and determine if the proposal warrants the development of a business case.

Benefit Assessment of Investment Proposal

This document discusses benefit assessment of an investment proposal. Benefits management is vital in ensuring that an initiative achieves what it set out to do. It involves articulating what benefits are expected from the initiative, how it will be known that the benefits are achieved, and the assessment of what has eventuated against what was planned. Managing benefits extends beyond the lifecycle of a project or program. It requires a structure that survives long after the project/program team has disbanded.

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