Many technology sales cycles get bogged down in the IT department. But while it is unlikely that a sale will get anywhere without IT management buy-in, IT approval is no guarantee of success. Getting a ?yes? requires accessing and influencing other decision-makers, especially in the finance department. And along the way, there are plenty of others who can say ?no.?
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Currently, India?s population is approximately 1.0009 billion. The middle class is large and still growing; wages were low, but now are some of the best in various industries; many workers are well educated and speak English; and investors are optimistic and local stocks are up. Despite political turmoil, the country presses on with economic reforms. But for potential investors, there?s still cause for worry?find out why.
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The result? You have the hard facts to back up the investment decisions that drive sales, cash flow, and operational efficiency.
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Many organizations do a poor job of measuring the business value of their IT investments. Simple financial metrics are not good enough. But there are a number of consistent, repeatable, and credible measurement methodologies that hold both business users and IT departments accountable. Compare four methodologies, and learn how adding one of them to your overall governance framework can improve your IT investment returns.
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The Business Engine Network allows global IT organizations to manage strategy, financial governance and operational execution within a single Web-based solution, creating enterprise transparency that dramatically improves IT investment decisions, business alignment and delivery results.
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Stakeholders are flexing their muscles: Institutional investors now routinely include risk management considerations in their investment decisions.
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Improvements can be realized in environmental compliance, energy costs, asset availability, energy control strategies, preventive maintenance, capital investment decisions, and inventory management.
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Use lifecycles as the basis for investment decisions.
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However, sales revenue and pipeline are baseline levels of visibility required to manage a growing company and face major investment decisions involving capital, acquisitions, or global expansion.
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Forward-thinking senior executives have been factoring greater flexibility and business agility into their investment decisions for quite a while now, but it time for a formal, institutional recognition of this practice.
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In monetary terms, these investment decisions rank alongside the largest capital projects for any business, and the systems adopted will be expected to be used for ten to fifteen years.
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But only by bringing this information together with the demographics of these prospects - and determining whether the attributes indicate that they will likely be future account holders - can the bank get a full picture to support investment decisions.
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In terms of the ERP software selection process, small businesses have their own requirements and unique characteristics: They are usually more sensitive to economic uncertainty and to the ramifications of flawed business decisions, and therefore need to make more careful investment decisions.
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