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PM 5: Cost/Benefit Analysis  

  PM5 - Kosten-/Nutzenanalyse

Contents  
  • Product Flow
  • Handling
  • Recommendation
  • Roles
  •  
  • Methods
  • Tools Requirements
  • External Norms
  • Product Flow

    From Product to Methods Tool Req. Ext. Norms
    Activity State Chapter Title Activity State
    SD2 being proc./
    accepted
    All System Architecture - -     /ISO IEC 12207/

    Mngmt. Proc.:
    Exec. and Control

    SD1 accepted All SWMM Concept - -    
    - - All Cost/Benefit Analysis PM6
    SD2
    submitted BA  

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    Handling

    The activity's goal is to determine the profitability of the planned solutions (for the System or parts thereof).(1)

    To do so the required cost for each of the (different) solution proposals will be estimated and compared with the expected benefits.

    While estimating cost and benefits, the entire lifecycle of the possible solution(s) has to be taken into consideration (not only the development), in the course of which the various sections of the lifecycle (development, utilization, removal from service) must be estimated separately. While doing so, the uncertainties of the given estimates, which depend essentially on the degree of refinement of the present solution proposals, have to be pointed out. The SWMM Concept has to be taken into account for the estimation.

    Recommendation

    When estimating the benefits, it is necessary to distinguish between quantifiable and non-quantifiable benefits.

    Roles

    Role Participation
    Project Leader responsible
    Project Administrator cooperating
    Controller cooperating

    Methods

    Product Methods Allocation Use
    Cost/Benefit Analysis BA - Benefit Analysis Generate

    Tools Requirements

    Being defined

    External Norms

    Norm Process Chapter Obs.
    /ISO IEC 12207/ Management Process Execution and Control (s. Part 3 - ISO 3.2.3)


    Note:

    (1) see also
    Empfehlung zur Durchführung von Wirtschaftlichkeitsbetrachtungen beim Einsatz der IT in der Bundesverwaltung (Empfehlung IT-WiBe), Band 26 der Schriftenreihe der KBSt
    Recommendations for the Realization of Economic Efficiency Studies with Regard to the Use of IT in the Federal Administration (Recommendation IT-WiBe), Volume 26 of KBSt Series

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