K. Ram Sundaram is a principal of X by 2, a technology consulting company based in Farmington Hills, Mich. A trusted adviser to senior executives on their enterprise-class technologies and multi-year strategies, Ram has spent more than 25 years synthesizing business issues and opportunities into architectural concepts and actionable solutions.
He holds a bachelor of mechanical engineering from the Regional Engineering College in Tiruchi, India, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, with finance and IT concentrations.
In Part I, I laid out the shortcomings of using a quantitative business case to decide whether to proceed with big insurance modernization projects. Recently, I’ve been fortunate to partner with several clients who’ve taken a different approach to funding initiatives and measuring value on a continuing basis, and I’ll describe those approaches here. Deciding […]
What is a quantitative business case for an IT investment? It is a quantifiable measure of benefit, in dollars, that can be realized by making a quantified investment of resources. While resources can be capital, human, intellectual property, etc., in the end it can all be reduced to money. What money is one putting in […]