By Laura Cunningham
Budgets for IT expenditures are shrinking, and businesses are looking for ways to cut costs. Competition for limited funds is fierce, and financial justification is necessary to get support and buy in for major IT investments.
I was at HP Discover 2012 in June explaining how creating a business case is the key to obtaining approval for IT initiatives. If you missed my session, you’ll want to check out this slide presentation on the importance of an effective business case. It covers the current economic climate, the CIO challenge, factors to include in building a business case, and HP’s methodology for doing so.
Learn how HP Strategic IT Advisory Services can help your organization optimize to reduce costs and improve ROI.
Also check out my article Increase the Approval Rate for Your IT Initiatives: 3 Tips to Build an Effective Business Case
Laura Cunningham is a CPA and business consultant with HP Strategic IT Advisory Services (SITAS). She helps CIOs and their teams bridge the gap between what the CIO wants and what the CFO requires by building a comprehensive business case that can withstand financial scrutiny.