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Information Management : The Evaluation of Information Systems Investment - Leslie Willcocks

Information Management : The Evaluation of Information Systems Investment

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This book provides a practical insight to the techniques used in assessing the impact of information technology in your business, before you make a strategic purchase. This book is a guide to recent management research and best practice in industry today. It provides analyses, and measures profit from IT expenditure in companies today. It is divided into four parts: the first two chapters are an overview of the area; the second analyzes the strategic dimension, the third looks at the techniques of evaluation in information systems investment; and the final part looks at the processes and new techniques in the management of information systems investment.

List of contributors
Introduction: Of capital importancep. 1
Why companies invest in information technologyp. 31
Evaluating the feasibility of information systems investments: recent UK evidence and new approachesp. 49
A portfolio approach to evaluating information systems investments and setting prioritiesp. 81
Evaluating your computer investment strategyp. 99
The real value of strategy formulation for information technologyp. 113
Assessing the value of strategic information technology investmentsp. 133
Justifying IT investmentsp. 151
Information economics: a practical approach to valuing information systemsp. 171
Beyond return on investment: evaluating ALL the benefits of information technologyp. 189
Risk and information systems: developing the analysisp. 207
Responsibility for IT: a grey area of managementp. 233
Evaluation of information systems investments: towards multiple perspectivesp. 253
Indexp. 269
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ISBN: 9780412415401
ISBN-10: 0412415402
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.61 x 18.9  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1