O'Reilly logo

Architecting the Industrial Internet by Carla Romano, Robert Stackowiak, Shyam Nath

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Building the business case

At this point, we believe we have a business case, but haven't gathered enough details regarding the costs of design, deployment, and management of the solution, to know for sure. As we formulate the other aspects of the architecture in subsequent chapters, we will be able to better assess the scope of the effort and then can begin to gather more accurate cost information. We can plug those costs into the model we will describe here. Benefits are also speculative at this point and will be until the project moves into production. However, if line of business leaders think that the numbers are realistic, that is good enough for now. We should gather a current business baseline so that we will be able to compare it ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required