A business case is indispensable when a team seeks funding for a program of change. The business case provides a defensible financial position for an investment. The business case, and the value model on which it is based, clearly communicate the benefits, risks, and costs of an initiative.
Business Case Development is one of the services that Microsoft Enterprise Architects conduct with businesses as part of the Microsoft Value Realization Framework.
The Business Case Development Service provides financial analysis based on a recommended architecture definition and planned program of change. A Microsoft Architect creates a business case and associated value model to produce detailed predictions of cash flows, costs, and benefits for a program.
When we perform the Business Case Development Service:
The Business Case Development Service produces a business case that illustrates the financial benefits of funding a program of change.
When a business engages a Microsoft Architect to perform Business Case Development, the business obtains:
To perform the service, a Microsoft Architect works with the account team, financial personnel from the client, and the management and steering committees for the program of change. Using information obtained from an enterprise, and expertise and proven practices from Microsoft: