This is a framework to create a business case for IT investments with a difference: it factors in intangible assets. Excellent Discussion! (100+ pages)
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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.
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!
This business case guide provides a template for managers to seek approval and support for IT investments. It provides the steps in the analysis required to ensure that IT investments are planned and documented – requirements are defined, performance metrics are identified, and program costs, benefits, and risks are well defined and understood prior to initiating an IT project.
This guide focuses on creating a business case for a generic project peripheral to an IT investment. The guide helps understand what a Business Case is, when and how one should be produced, what should be included, as well as some of the tools and techniques that may be used to develop a Business Case. (100 pages)
This guide helps develop a business case for IT investments. It provides a structure for the decision-making process, and for presenting this information in a way that makes decision-making easier, and help secure commitment and engagement across the organization and ultimately lead to a greater chance of success for the project.
This in-depth guide provides the process, templates, and guidance to create a business case for investments. The excellent discussion goes beyond financial considerations to include critical non-financial issues to consider when funding an investment. The emphasis is not on fulfilling an administrative mandate for approval of investments but to genuinely understand what it takes for an investment to succeed based upon fact and evidence. Excellent Read! (200 pages)
This presentation provides an introduction to Microsoft's Rapid Economic Justification (REJ) methodology.
This template helps create a business case for an IT investment. This business case establishes the strategic context and fit, confirms the case for change, identifies the investment option that maximizes business value, prepares a proposal for procurement, and seeks the necessary funding and management approvals for successful implementation.
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.