SPEEDING UP TIME-TO-MARKET OF IT INVESTMENTS

Speed is important as it helps organisations realising goals earlier and outperforming competition. In this paper we study drivers for time-to-market based on a ten year natural experiment in a large, IT intensive, commercial organisation. It is shown that the amount of projects and the cost per project are correlated positively to time-to-market. Furthermore different…

Quantifying forecast quality of IT businessvalue

This article discusses how to quantify the forecasting quality of IT business value. We address a common economic indicator often used to determine the business value of project proposals, the Net Present Value (NPV). To quantify the forecasting quality of IT business value, we develop a generalized method that is able to account for asymptotic…