Making Technology Investments Profitable: ROI Road Map to Better Business Cases (Hardcover)
Insuring the value of IT ventures, from implementation through execution
Over 50 percent of all Information Technology projects fail, not only costing companies considerable monetary investment but also thwarting key strategic initiatives for which the new technology was critical. This book helps executives and managers increase IT project success by using a process for identifying the true ROI value for proposed IT investments-"Real ROI"-then tracking project results against that standard. This guide provides an abundance of pragmatic tips, tools, and techniques to make the process easy to understand, focusing on implementing an ROI plan as well as on tracking IT investments and measuring results postimplementation.
About the Author
JACK M. KEEN is founder and president of The Deciding Factor, Inc., www.decidingfactor.com, an international provider of ROI business case tools, ROI content, workshops, and consulting. He is a noted speaker, trainer, and consultant on effective ROI methods for clients on four continents. Over 7,000 people worldwide have been trained on his acclaimed VALUE-on-Demand(TM) methods. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. BONNIE DIGRIUS is Vice President of The Deciding Factor, Inc. She consults to senior executives on issues of vital importance to the enterprise, such as IT evaluation methods. She has advised over 5,000 senior managers to include CEOs, CIOs, CFOs, and VPs of Fortune 1,000 firms. She has been frequently quoted in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, BusinessWeek and the New York Times, and has been interviewed on CNBC-TV. She can be reached at email@example.com.