With increasing spend on technology, more companies in region are willing to invest on independent testing to ensure ROI and proper compliance.
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Returns may not be as good or take longer to realize, but venture capital firms investing in region are still focused on wringing monetary ROI out of technology.
(Hint: It must be substantial and believable)I do a lot of sales and negotiating training, and contrary to the current economy, it’s becoming a brisk bit of work. That said, there’s often a tough sticking point for many technology and service firms: crafting compelling ROI statements and tying these to some burning platform issue that motivates buyers to move NOW!
The Semantic Web, which is a fancy way of saying data can be defined, shared and reused everywhere, is becoming less academic and more real for technology folks--and their ROI driven bosses.That's the big takeaway from Paul Miller's interview with Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
All too often, enterprise software buyers pay insufficient attention to examining the likely achievable ROI of technology they are about to purchase. Wisconsin Technology Network interviewed Leslie Hearn, vice president and CIO of TDS Telecom, on the subject of establishing a strong business case when purchasing software.
Number of professionals trained in radio frequency identification technology is lower than 1,000 worldwide--a shortage that must be addressed to justify ROI, says industry body CompTIA.
Real-time and historical data could provide the ultimate technology ROI.
In his column today, InfoWorld's Ephraim Schwartz suggests that combining traditional advice from firms like Gartner with Nucleus Research's alternative ROI-case study approach can give the most complete picture of a product or technology. Schwartz writes: "As beneficial as Gartner, Forrester, or AMR Research can be in the decision-making process, however, there is an alternative way to approach the challenge of deciding what technology to deploy.
It's always good to get some hard numbers around the results of a technology implementation, and such measurements are still extremely rare in the SOA space. At last, there is a big tangible ROI story to tell.
When I research and write enterprise IP-telephony technology deployment pieces, one of the main questions I ask the company or organization that acquired the solution is: "where's the ROI?"Return-On-Investment is, of course, a quality metric.
Are you thinking about installing VoIP, and have you been crunching start-up costs and ROI models?For some general trends, check out this new report from technology implementation analysis firm Nemertes Research.
Provided byMany CRM systems are "live," though far fewer are raging successes. User adoption, lack of demonstrable ROI, and escalating maintenance and support costs plague those firms that have effectively over-invested in technology at the expense of solid CRM business strategies.
The Yankee Group Technology Management Strategies advisory service receives frequent inquiries from clients on managing outsourcing relationships. Our February 2003 audio conference—Business Process Outsourcing: Opportunities and Challenges highlighted the importance of factoring the cost of internally managing outsourcing contracts into end-user ROI assessments.
It’s critical that your business continually leverages IT strategy to provide as sound an ROI as advanced technology allows. New tech advances not only affect the way you do business but they will shape the way you’ll do business in the future.
Sales of enterprise portals is set to reach $4bn by 2005, but firms may need to rethink how they measure returns on investment Analyst firm Butler Group has forecast that sales of enterprise portal products will grow dramatically, reaching $4bn worldwide by 2005. But it added that companies may need to change the way they measure return on investment (ROI) when judging the value of technology such as portals.
Without demonstrable, short-term ROI, businesses are reluctant to deploy wireless technology. Know the facts before you make a buying decision you'll regret.