Topic: IT ROI Guide

A Tutorial on Return on Investment (ROI)

This presentation provides an in-depth tutorial on return on analysis (ROI) concepts used to calculate the value delivered by information technology initiatives. It introduces the concept of ROI, discusses the different types of ROI metrics in use, the benefits of using an ROI based approach to IT value, the pros and cons of using the approach, and presents different approaches to calculate ROI, with examples. Excellent Read! (100 pages) 

A Primer on IT ROI

This presentation goes over the basics of IT ROI – what is it? why is it important? how to calculate ROI? And much more – everything you wanted to know about IT ROI but were afraid to ask!

Investment Lifecycle Management Framework

This document provides an overview of a comprehensive investment lifecycle management framework to identify, select, fund, build, deploy and monitor investments – from investment proposals, to business cases to implemented solutions and key decisions in between.

ICT Investment Management Guide

This comprehensive guide provides policy, principles, process, framework, and examples for a complete and thorough management – identify, select, evaluate, fund, deploy, monitor – of major investments. You can adapt this guide to create your own Information Technology investment management process and framework.

Measuring Return on Government IT Investments

This paper presents a comparative analysis – describes the similarities and differences – of key frameworks, methodologies, approaches for evaluating the return on investment on government it.

Five Rules of IT ROI

This article discusses the dos and don’ts of information technology return on investment aka IT ROI and introduces five simple rules to create believable IT ROI estimates for technology investments

Total Cost of Ownership for Blade Servers

 This whitepaper presents a total cost of ownership (TCO) based comparison of initial deployment costs of blade versus rack mounted servers

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Sample IT Strategy Plan

A good IT Strategy Plan that you can use as a template to create your own.

IT Strategy Presentation

This in-depth – 78 pages – presentation goes into just about everything you would have wanted to know about IT Strategy aka business IT alignment (ICT Strategy, IS strategy, IS strategic alignment, IT Alignment, strategic information systems planning (SISP)…)

IT Strategy Example

This is an in-depth information technology strategic planning example that details the process and framework that CIOs can adapt to give direction to their own IT Organizations. Excellent Read!! (200 pages)

IT Strategy Template

Use this template to create an IT strategic plan for your organization – aligning business with IT strategy. IT Strategy Template can be downloaded for free by CIO Index members.

7 Steps to Business and IT Alignment

No business will ever reach the goal of “business and IT alignment”. Should this discourage you from pursuing business and IT alignment? NO! It is a worthy goal to pursue. Indeed, it is a critical one to pursue. You might never reach alignment but you can take steps to get ever closer. This requires a process. Often, we ignore the fact that business and IT alignment is a process. This process does not have a starting point nor does it have an end. It is a series of “learn and do” cycles that incrementally get towards alignment. Let me explain.

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