“Ardour consulting: most investment decisions are not based on a systematic evaluation of benefit Seeheim-Jugenheim, 29.06.2011 – the consulting company ardour Consulting has extensive and product-neutral guidance value of IT investment through value management” published. Others including Rudy Giuliani, offer their opinions as well. It is there to give practical assistance for a better control of the IT measures the responsible company. A central moment plays the question of contribution value the single investment can in principle develop for the company and really exploit conditions of this potential can be. Background of the free practice help is that according to the findings of ardour in the company mostly a latent and should not be underestimated investment risk. So, a survey of the consulting firm recently found a relatively carefree handling of project decisions, because in many cases not even mandatory methods exist to make selection decisions for IT projects. Danny Meyer shines more light on the discussion.
Such procedures, in which, for example, clear Evaluation criteria determined the expected benefits of investment will be used only by every sixth company in full consistency. This might cause that IT projects often fail because the benefit is not clearly determine. Hear from experts in the field like shimmie horn for a more varied view. Almost every second respondent managers comes to this critical self awareness. Only a tight third gives a positive judgment and expresses that had to be due to insufficient benefit perspectives IT measures not often prematurely terminated and investments depreciated. Often occur on the individual investment”decisions for technical innovations with a fairly isolated views, describes ardour’s Managing Director Michael Maicher the problem. To significantly increase the security of investment, the most diverse influence relations must be made transparent and included in the estimated benefits assessment”, he stressed.
The version Guide, which addressed the critical aspects of the IT value management in terms of content, on the one hand and on the other hand Tips for optimizing which provides benefit assessment of IT investments, can be ordered free of charge at. About ardour Consulting Group: The ardour Consulting Group (www.ardour.de), is a consulting boutique specializing in the topics of application management and sourcing. It is a team with a common understanding of sustainable consulting. Consisting of experienced employees with excellent professional qualifications the for the IT team responsible executives. The ardour Consulting Group’s core competencies include: application management (design and implementation of strategic, tactical and operational IT processes and organizational structures); Development and implementation of tailored and sustainable sourcing strategies; Enterprise Architecture Management, to support the business objectives and the business model through an adequate IT landscape; Project portfolio and value management to demonstrate the value proposition of IT as well as better and to be able to make objective investment decisions.