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Do We Need A Recruitment Agency For Robots?

The Horizons Tracker

Internalize the costs of automation (and their benefits) – With a particular focus on the total cost of ownership (TCO). Most of those with successful deployments revealed that their leaders understood the TCO for automation projects very well.

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Complimentary Resource – The Truth About Mobile Business Intelligence: Five Common Myths Debunked

Strategy Driven

In fact, companies that choose the right solution, with the right capabilities, will realize low TCO and rapid ROI, while empowering their mobile users with the ability to access and interact with timely, complete corporate information from any smartphone or tablet.

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A Better Metric for the Value of a Worker Training Program

Harvard Business Review

We need to adopt something similar to a “total cost of ownership” (TCO) analysis. Now common in industry, TCO considers both direct and indirect costs over time.

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How I Learned the Hard Way That Aging Technology Is Expensive

Harvard Business Review

Then the family's CFO, my wife, who also happens to be a CPA, demanded to know their TCO. That's because, like many CIOs, I hate buying technology that loses a significant part of its value as soon as it's delivered. I figured these computers couldn't possibly depreciate much further. First, I added the $58 acquisition price to the $58.36

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Alternative Selection – Total Value of Ownership

Strategy Driven

More and more prevalent in business case evaluations today is the concept of the total cost of ownership whereby organizations evaluate the collective expense associated with a given initiative or asset over its entire life.

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Procurement's Best-Priced Deal May Stifle Innovation

Harvard Business Review

In the same way that acquisitive organizations have become more savvy about TCO — Total Cost of Ownership — they should rethink TCP: the Total Cost of Procurement. Successful partnerships mean that selection is the beginning, rather than the effective end, of how procurement's effectiveness is evaluated.

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