Gartner Research

CFO Advisory: Benefits Realization Overview

Published: 10 February 2012

ID: G00231740

Analyst(s): Dave Aron , Bill Swanton , Michael Smith

Summary

Benefits realization is about improving the business value generated from IT spending across the enterprise. The impact of effective benefits realization is significant, and small percentage point improvements can generate a large return for the organization.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • Executive Summary
  • Basic Definition
  • Executive Issues
    • Finance and Economics
    • Risk Mitigation and Management
    • Business Enablement
  • Questions the CFO Should Ask About Benefits Realization
  • Bottom Line

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