Chapter 3Costing your intranet

After careful consideration of the issues in the previous sections and the various options, applications and strategies open to your organisation, you may wish to estimate firstly, the cost of implementing such a project.

Costing the implementation of an Intranet can be tricky not least because of the number of organisations who already have many of the basic components necessary for a basic Intranet. Many employees may also be supporting the development of existing ‘grey’ Intranets. It is also useful to plan ahead for the almost certain demand for the integration of business-critical applications and legacy systems. These demands will also be accompanied by the costs for maintenance of ever-increasing volumes of ...

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