Making Better IT Investment Decisions
Are you drowning in a sea of data and not a drop to drink? Look around you; you are not alone!
CIOs are drowning in a sea of data. Data is everywhere the eye can see. The problem is that this enormous amount of data has not helped with IT decisions! So what is the problem?
Getting to relevant information wading through this sea of merely interesting data.
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This paper presents a framework for making strategic IT investment decisions factoring the relevance of market uncertainty and its impact on the return of new IT investment. Applied Information Economics (AIE) is a method for quantifying the value of IT investments. This overview of AIE provides an overview of key IT decision problem, how AIE solves them and how AIE is different from other methods.
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, t... How do companies make real life decisions concerning strategic IT investments? How do they evaluate, prioritize, and select IT investments? How can we improve IT investment decision making? This case study explores these topics and more in depth to g... This e-book discusses how to create business value through IT investments. It provides a view of the issues surrounding IT value, and provides simple tools to quantify, and communicate business returns from IT investments. (100 pages) What are the consequences of the decisions managers make? The market has both an input into decisions and is affected by them. So, how do we factor in this market/external feedback into our strategic decision making? The author explores, in depth, th... 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 Best practices and lessons learned through initiatives that used the Outcome Management or cost-benefit analysis techniques to demonstrate their value. IT Investment Management Process Overview and step by step guidance on identifying, selecting and funding a "superior" IT project portfolio. Information Technology Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) Guide provides an in-depth discussion on an Information Technology Investment Management framework.
This presentation provides an introduction to the value measuring methodology (VMM). This guide presents a framework to evaluate, select and fund information technology investments to maximize measurable performance and demonstrate business results. This paper illustrates an organizational process for managing IT investments and measuring the business value of those investments by drawing on the experiences of Holy Cross Health System. This paper explores the use of information technology capability for better strategic business decisions - the author makes the case that IT has enabled better strategic decision making. This paper discusses the use of game theory to make the strategic decision to invest in a new technology. An excellent discussion that factors in market conditions, and information availability on future performance in making the investment decision. This report explores how CFOs/finance departments measure the value of IT investments and return on ongoing IT spending. This study explores strategic decision-making process and factors affect the processes. Managers must understand both the key factors driving strategic decisions and the impact of their decisions before they can make effective decisions concerning th...
Posted on 05/20/2009 by