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Approving the Correct Mobile Projects Requires Additional Evaluation Criteria

Published: 17 March 2016

ID: G00299642

Analyst(s): Bryan Taylor , Leif-Olof Wallin

Summary

Traditional ROI calculations may not be the best way to evaluate mobile app or infrastructure projects or initiatives. This document provides CIOs and endpoint computing leaders with a number of alternative approaches to ensure proper evaluation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Develop Additional Models Beyond the Traditional ROI and IRR Models for Approval Decisions
  • Introduce a Fast-Track Option for Projects With Limited Development and Support Resource Requirements
  • Introduce a "Direct Charge" Option for Situations Where the LOB Would Like to Pay for IT Resources Out of Its Own Budget

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