PREFACE

This is a practical book to help readers understand and use the methods available for financially justifying IT, or similar, projects. It makes clear both the power and the limitations of those methods. It includes many examples, all with detailed workings, many of them linked to form comprehensive illustrations of the principles described. All the examples are based on the authors’ many years of practical experience of cost-justifying and financing IT projects from the very large to the quite small, in both business and non-business organisations, and of teaching the same to those who make or influence decisions about IT.

The book is a sandwich, with Chapters 2 to 11 as the filling. Everything in those chapters has relevance, direct ...

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