Best Practice Report

CIOs: Insist On TEI Calculations To Justify Business-Critical IT Investments

April 22nd, 2009


Now more than ever, IT executives face difficult decisions around which IT investments in their portfolios to execute on, cancel, or defer. IT executives must identify the projects that are business-critical or strategic to maximize the business value of the investment. To assess the full value of a given investment, IT executives should leverage Forrester's Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) methodology to accurately forecast the benefits and costs of an IT initiative, as well as to identify project uncertainty and future likely impacts.

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