As you probably noticed, there are many varied skill sets associated with these projects. Most organizations get their first real look at project costs by engaging systems integrator to come up with development and implementation estimates. Some work with specialty firms for various parts of these projects. Getting several estimates and taking a close look at the implementer's skills is always a great idea.
One cost that is often overlooked is the cost of training. Training costs can particularly impact for the following personnel depending on the deployment style and strategy selected:
- Data scientists and business analysts
- Data management administrators and specialists
- Security administrators and specialists ...