The Effective Measurement and Management of ICT Costs and Benefits - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780750683289, 9780080488752

The Effective Measurement and Management of ICT Costs and Benefits

3rd Edition

Authors: Dan Remenyi Arthur Money Frank Bannister
Paperback ISBN: 9780750683289
eBook ISBN: 9780080488752
Imprint: CIMA Publishing
Published Date: 8th February 2007
Page Count: 408
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Description

Why evaluate information technology; Aspects of the IT investment decision process; Issues and techniques for IT evaluation; IT cost control; IT business case accounting; Risk analysis; Value for money; Designing IT surveys for benefit measurement; Evaluation and project management; ICT evaluation; The evaluation of an outsourcing contract.

Key Features

  • Gives you a basic framework to help you understand the economic and financial issues of IT investment
  • Covers all practical aspects of business case accounting, ranking techniques, user information system surveys IT costs and benefits analysis
  • Provides you with an IT Assessment Metric - allows you to measure your firms progress towards obtaining maximum value from information technology procured

Readership

Accountants; Business Analysts; I.T. Managers; I.T. Directors; CEOs; CIOs.

Table of Contents

Why evaluate information technology; Aspects of the IT investment decision process; Issues and techniques for IT evaluation; IT cost control; IT business case accounting; Risk analysis; Value for money; Designing IT surveys for benefit measurement; Evaluation and project management; ICT evaluation; The evaluation of an outsourcing contract.

Details

No. of pages:
408
Language:
English
Copyright:
© CIMA Publishing 2007
Published:
Imprint:
CIMA Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780080488752

About the Author

Dan Remenyi

Affiliations and Expertise

IT Consultant and Visiting Professor, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Arthur Money

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Henley Management College

Frank Bannister

Frank Bannister is a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Trinity College, Dublin. After graduating from university, he joined the Irish civil service and worked in operations research and economic policy for three years prior to joining Price Waterhouse as a management consultant in 1978. Over the following sixteen years to 1994, he worked with Price Waterhouse on a wide range of information systems assignments in Ireland, the U.K. and Europe in both the public and private sectors, specialising in financial modelling, system design & development and in system specification & selection. He remained a Consulting Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting until their take-over by IBM in January 2003.

In 1994 he moved to Trinity College where he is currently Director of Studies for the Management Science and Information Systems (MSISS) programme. His currently teaching responsibilities include strategic information systems and decision making and modelling. His research interests are in IT value and evaluation, IT acquisition as well as in e-government and e-democracy.

Frank has written many articles on information technology and systems and has lectured extensively on these and related topics in Ireland and the UK.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Information Systems Lab, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland