Case Study: Creating a business case for an IT Investment


This report presents the results of Applied Information Economics (AIE) in action in a real life setting - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wanted to ascertain the implications of replacing desktops on an accelerated schedule. EPA used AIE to create a business case for this \"investment\". Here is the report from that study.

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