After you have established a project scope, conducted an ROI analysis, and identified project risks, you can produce a preliminary project budget for the next two phases of the project: discovery and assessment. Data from these two phases are required to develop a detailed project budget and schedule. The preliminary project budget includes the following items:
Labor budget for the discovery and assessment phases
Hardware and software budget required to perform the discovery and assessment
The labor budget should include funding for a project manager, a lead architect, a project scheduler, a budget manager, and a functional architect. The hardware and software budget should include funds for one or more physical servers ...