Tag Archives: Financial Analysis

Building The LMS Business Case

Building the LMS business case has to include the total benefits of one LMS product versus another and not get bogged down solely on the total cost or the fascination with open source software as a function of cost. I … Continue reading

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6-Step Cloud Adoption Strategy to Maximize ROI

Here is a 6-step cloud adoption strategy that should go a long way towards a successful transition into cloud services that maximizes ROI. This cloud adoption strategy is also intended to help CIO’s demonstrate their business leadership by thinking more … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Your Data Center Energy Efficient

Making Your Data Center Energy Efficient by Gilbert Held is a 2012 book that promised methods to reduce the energy consumption and the costs associated with operating data centers. The subtitle for Making Your Data Center Energy Efficient chosen by … Continue reading

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RFP Template Changes For Open Source and Cloud Computing

CIO’s and CFO’s should revise their RFP template so they do not prevent open source and cloud computing providers options from being considered. That is the conclusion I reached today after reviewing several dozen RFP’s for various software solutions. The questions … Continue reading

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Evaluating IT Investments Using Objective IT Project Rankings

Evaluating IT investments for funding is one process where using a simpler approach is not always better. That is because the process of evaluating IT investments should involve a two step process for each project under consideration in order to … Continue reading

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Simple IT Project Request Template Using Excel

An IT project request template and related process should make it easy for people to submit their IT project request as a project proposal for consideration. But CIO’s and IT managers also need sufficient detail to estimate the effort to accomplish the … Continue reading

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