Setting a Project Up for Success: Engaged, Inclusive Business Case Development

Wednesday, April 01 | 4:50PM–5:40PM | Room 552
Session Type: Professional Development
Strengthening the partnership between IT and institutional leadership necessary for project success can be achieved through a simple tool, the business case. Business case development has many benefits, including assuring a project's value, effort, and total cost of ownership are understood up front, but it can strengthen business owner and IT relationships, as well as create an appropriate space for institutional leadership to enter the conversation. In this presentation, we will walk through the benefits of having and developing a business case and the touch points with leadership, which improve support and engagement and improve project outcomes.

OUTCOMES: Understand what a business case is and what it provides * Understand the development process and learn how to introduce or strengthen the use/value of the business case in your environment