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2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2008)
Waikoloa, Big Island, Hawaii
Jan. 7, 2008 to Jan. 10, 2008
ISSN: 1530-1605
ISBN: 0-7695-3075-3
pp: 457
ABSTRACT
Companies engage in IT-projects in order to gain some benefits; however they complain that those bene- fits are difficult to achieve. On the basis of a survey in the Swiss financial industry this paper comes to the conclusion that due to a fundamental misconception companies reproduce the lack of success in reaping IT benefits: Many companies regard benefit management as an instrument to support project proposals rather than as an instrument to gain optimal benefits. Conse- quently, benefits management activities focus on the early project phases. The paper presents data based on interviews with senior maangers/executives represent- ing 31 large companies of the Swiss financial indus- try. It covers benefits in project proposals, the identifi- cation and structuring of benefits, the planning of benefits realization, the execution of the benefits plan, review and evaluation results, an overall process evaluation and some contextual questions.
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Pascal B?nninger, Gerhard Schwabe, "IT-Benefits-Management in the Swiss Financial Sector", 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, vol. 00, no. , pp. 457, 2008, doi:10.1109/HICSS.2008.224
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