|Dynamic Cost Benefit Analysis - Users provide
one time and ongoing costs and benefits over an evaluation
period. Projections are precisely tied to corporate KPI's.
Financial projections and other metrics are automatically generated
and dynamically change as KPI's are updated (e.g. revenue forecasts
change) or project implementation duration changes.
Designed for Business People - Benefits
and costs are reduced to common terms, including revenue
gain, business cost savings and IT cost savings.
Full Financial Analysis -
Each project and aggregate portfolio include ROI, IRR, NPV
and Breakeven for
both total benefit and cost savings only.
Quarterly and Annual Cash Flows -
Provide a cost and benefit flow on an annual and quarterly
enable periodic updates of forecasts and project course corrections.
ROI Projections Precisely Tied to Financial Forecasts -
Direct connections between project expectations and organizational
financial performance for revenue, headcount, salary growth,
user growth, productivity statistics and many other KPI's.
Reduces ROI "game playing" and provides checks and balances
against corporate financials to hold stakeholders accountable
Multi-dimensional Sensitivity Analysis -
Allows evaluation of different risk scenarios to assess
likely outcomes. Variations considered include greater
levels of granularity
for more precise sensitivity testing.
Swift Project Selection Via Sort and Rank Criteria -
Project selection is enhanced with embedded portfolio
analysis tools that extract and rank projects based on
user-controlled criteria for more than twenty key performance
Project Portfolio Aggregation -
User-selected projects can be aggregated into portfolios
to perform overall
portfolio cost and benefit analysis.
Standardized, Automated Reporting -
Enables common framework for cost benefit analysis
that saves time
and money and enhances enterprise collaboration
between individual team members, project managers and business/financial
analysts. Exports to Word, PowerPoint and Excel -
Easy-to-use export capabilities are based on standardized tools.
Supports up to 64 Projects per Portfolio -
Each analysis can include up to 64 projects within a single
portfolio. The software architecture supports the ability
to build multiple enterprise portfolios for virtually infinite
Suite Groupings Enhance Portfolio Granularity -
Projects can be grouped into suites based on user criteria.
Analysis can be performed at the suite or individual project
Pre-populated Investment Roadmaps -
Serve as sample templates to enhance education, provide real
examples and accelerate user training.
Easy-to-use Copy Project Inputs Capability -
Users can select from pre-populated roadmaps and copy
inputs from source into target projects to leverage existing
and data points.
Multi-currency Support -
Each individual project investment can be analyzed in
different a currency
and further translated into a single currency for
project selection/comparison and portfolio analysis.
True Time Cash Flow -
Allows multi-phase initiative projections with three
phases including: Pre-initiation
phase - a waiting period that allows project dependencies
and prerequisites to be captured by a user; Implementation
and Production Phase. Cost and benefit flow is tied
to phases and organizational financials for a precise view
Independent Forecasting Capability -
Corporate financial forecasts can be constructed
over a period of 3-7
years, independent of initiative cost and benefit
projections. Forecasts include revenue, headcount
and budget changes
in addition to a profile of subjective measures that
into values. Examples include the importance of
IT to the business, rate of change, responsiveness, application
the importance of customer-facing activities.
What-if Analysis Capability -
Built-in scenario capabilities include variable
project timing, cost and benefit
timing and magnitude, growth rates, risk/sensitivity
analysis, project inclusion/exclusion from the
portfolio and many
other what-if features.
ITCentrix Business Contribution Methodology -
Enables organizations to dissect cost and value
flow to identify sources of value, employee productivity
and employee activity, investment contributions
different parts of the business, Return on IT
cost analysis and the impact of investments
in customer-facing activities... With no double counting.