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Consider Six Factors to Develop a Successful CPM Business Case

Published: 30 November 2009

ID: G00172455

Analyst(s): Neil Chandler

Summary

Developing robust business cases for corporate performance management initiatives has become more important for many enterprises. We outline six critical factors to consider to help you develop a winning business case.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Factor No. 1: Establish a Clear Link Between Your Organization's Business Objectives and the Proposed CPM Initiatives
  • Factor No. 2: Measure and Secure Business Agreement on Current "As Is" Baseline Metrics That Are Critical to the Business Case
  • Factor No. 3: Focus on the People Aspects, and Recognize the Initial and Ongoing Staffing Costs
  • Factor No. 4: Understand the Role of Technology and Services to Support CPM Programs
  • Factor No. 5: Create a CPM Road Map
  • Factor No. 6. Link CPM to a Wider Approach to PM
  • Tactical Guidelines

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