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The Effective Measurement and Management IT Costs
Authors: Dan Remenyi, Michael
Sherwood-Smith and Arthur Money with Zahir Irani Pages - 362, hardback)
Published by Butterworth Heinemann, 2001 This is a new edition of one of the
leading and authoritative books on the subject of IT costs and benefits.
Since it was first published in the early 1990s this book has established
itself as the most comprehensive and complete approach to understanding the
economics of how information is used to boost the efficiency or effectiveness
of companies. The ideas in the book are used extensively in business, and the
book is widely adopted and recommended at leading business schools throughout
IT Investment - Making A Business Case.
Author: Dan Remenyi (Pages
- 210) Published by Butterworth Heinemann, 2000 Also available in Romanian
This book looks at the business reasons for IT investment and explains how to
demonstrate that the large sums of money required for IT investment are used
to improve business processes and practices. This is achieved by applying a 5
factor model which includes: Understanding how the business will change as a
result of the investment, Who in the organisation
will make the improvements happen, Checking that the proposed investment is
in alignment with the corporate strategy, Making sure that the technology
proposed is appropriate and Understanding the risk involved. This book shows
how to use this approach to prioritise projects.
Achieving Maximum Value From Information Systems.
Authors: Dan Remenyi,
Michael Sherwood-Smith and Terry White (Pages - 262), Published by John
Wiley, 1997 The effective use of information technology is seen by many as
the key differentiator between the successful enterprise and the mediocre
although it has always been difficult to demonstrate the actual value of IT
investment. This situation is no longer acceptable. Today, as management
faces increasing pressure to cut costs and increase margins, even the most
essential IT investment comes under scrutiny.