CHAPTER

7

The EIM Business Case

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CONTENTS

Alignment

ROI

Nuts and Bolts—Business Area

Nuts and Bolts—IT Efficiency Area

Nuts and Bolts—Risk Management Area

Summary

 

Implementing the components of EIM requires more than starting a few projects. The business will, and should, require a financial business case of some type. The business case exists so accountabilities can exist, progress can be measured, and buy-in sustained over the long term. Additionally, asset management means that there needs to be an ongoing appraisal of value.

Is there really explicit business return (not “soft benefits”) in EIM? There has to be if an asset generates a useful ...

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