11 Steps to Developing Winning IT Budget Justifications - A How-To Guide (2nd Ed.)
Publisher: Resource Management Systems, Inc.
144 Pages; Metal Bound
The "11 Steps" Guide is designed specifically for writing budget justifications for projects or recurring activities. The two most common writing challenges that non-financial professionals face are:
The Guide gives you a practical, step-by-step procedure for writing the information that decision-makers want. Each of the 11 Steps concentrates on one aspect of a complete justification, including:
As you complete each step, your justification begins to materialize. If you only want to write about business objectives, resource needs, and budget requirements, the Guide's modular design lets you focus on just what you want.
Save time by writing only what you need to; improve the odds of getting approval by telling decision-makers what they want to know.
The 11-Step Approach
The 11-Step Approach is a methodology and procedure for writing informative and persuasive IT budget justifications. The writing approach presented in the "11 Steps" Guide emphasizes:
The conviction that IT / IS decisions are important investment decisions and that the price tag alone is not sufficient for sound decision-making. It is also based upon the knowledge that few IT / IS professionals have a clue about how to most effectively communicate their budget needs to senior management.