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Three Ways to Maximize Financial Value of Mode 2 Operations

Published: 23 October 2015

ID: G00279813

Analyst(s): Biswajeet Mahapatra


Bimodal IT Mode 2 projects, such as funding, duration and development methods, are different than Mode 1 projects. I&O leaders should use agile earned value management and operating expenditure to maximize investment in Mode 2.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Clearly the Method and Sources of Funding for Mode 2 Projects, and Prepare the Business for a Different Funding Model Than Mode 1
  • Use Agile EVM to Measure Mode 2-Based Project Success
  • Wherever Possible and Legally Allowed, I&O Leaders Should Predominantly Use Opex for Mode 2 Projects

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