According to ComputerWorld, 65% of IT professionals surveys said their IT budgets increased in 2007. The top 3 mission critical technologies that will receive funding in 2008 include software development and upgrades, network infrastructure, and data management and business intelligence. But, if you can’t justify the business value of these IT investments to your boss, you just might be putting your career in IT at risk, says Mary Nugent, vice president of software consulting at BMC Software. Mary explains the correct way to measure business value, provides guidance on the framework that will best help you in your ROI analysis, and answers questions on exactly how to calculate the correct return on your IT investments. If you've ever wondered whether or not you can truly believe in ROI, listen in.
Mary Nugent is an accomplished software technology executive with expertise and in-depth knowledge of information technology. She leads the software consulting organization that is responsible for Business Service Management (BSM) projects for BMC Software