How to justify IT projects to your CFO

How to justify IT projects to your CFO

This article is based on a series of three blog posts I wrote entitled “How to justify Application Modernization to your CFO.” Very similar cost/benefit justification principles apply to other IT projects, such as supporting users with mobile technology, extending your system to the web, process automation and so on. But you could of course …

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Justify Legacy Application Modernization to your CFO - Episode 3

How to Justify Application Modernization to your CFO – Episode 3

This blog series unveils the steps needed to make an ROI-powered business case for Application Modernization to your CFO. Prior episodes outlined your current resources, your goals and the first 5 steps of the process, culminating in a Project Scope or Requirements Analysis. Output from this Project Scope included: Business Vision Statement Non-functional Requirements Functional …

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Protect Your Customers’ PII (Personally Identifiable Information)

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is the sensitive information that can be used to uniquely identify the flesh and blood people that are our staff, partners, vendors — and especially our customers. Some examples include: name, birth date, address, government issued ID numbers, email, credit card, bank account, user ID and password. As technology evolves, biometric data and …

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Justify Legacy Application Modernization to your CFO - Episode 2

How to Justify Application Modernization to your CFO – Episode 2

In our last episode, our hero (you, of course) was preparing to make an ROI-powered business case for Application Modernization to your CFO.  We covered your current resources, your goals, and steps 1-4 in the process. This episode unveils Step 5 – Conducting a Project Scope. A Project Scope may also be called a Project …

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Justify Legacy Application Modernization to your CFO - Episode 1

How to Justify Legacy Application Modernization to your CFO

There is so much talk about legacy application modernization that you could be forgiven for thinking that every old 5250 app has already been dragged into the 21st century. But you and I know that’s not true. In fact, a typical reader of this blog will be running at least one of their core business …

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