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Information Technology

GIS: Return on Investment (1/2 Day)

Determining the Return on Investment (ROI) for GIS can assist in securing support and funding for the project/program. Developing metrics to compare GIS implementation, operation, and maintenance costs with quantifiable benefits can be a daunting task. This workshop will present a method to accomplish this goal.

Performance Objectives:

Lectures and Facilitated Discussion Topics
  • Types of benefit cost studies
  • What are we measuring?
  • Costs
  • Benefits
  • Categorizing the results
Hands-on Exercises
  • Identifying and documenting costs
  • Identifying and measuring benefits
  • Putting it together

Intended Audience: IT Directors/Managers, GIS Managers, decision makers and operational personnel responsible for quantifying return on investment.

Prerequisites and Recommendations: Participants will need to bring a laptop computer with spreadsheet capabilities to participate in hands-on exercises.

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