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Toolkit Tutorial: How the Program Management Office Should Use TCO Analysis

Published: 20 March 2007

ID: G00144817

Analyst(s): Audrey Apfel , Lars Mieritz


Gartner shows how a program management office can take advantage of cost management frameworks such as total cost of ownership in its day-to-day activities.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Context
  • Analysis
    • Reaping the Benefits of a Single Framework
    • The PPM Activity Cycle and Activities by Phase
  • Key Actions by Phase for PPM
    • Define
    • Select
    • Execute
    • Evaluate
    • Evolve
    • Communicate
  • Applying TCO Phase by Phase
  • Key Facts

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