Application Total Cost of Ownership Principles SMBs Should Follow

Archived Published: 25 February 2014 ID: G00261720

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Midmarket organizations concerned about application costs don't have the resources to make funding mistakes. IT leaders that follow these key total-cost-of-ownership principles will more accurately estimate their application costs and free up funding for other application projects.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Principle 1: Application Cost Components Are Related
    • Principle 2: Project Costs Are a Very Small Proportion of TCO
    • Principle 3: Stakeholders That Care About Future Costs Are Difficult to Find
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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