Saturday February 22, 2020

IT Consulting: A worthwhile business case

While bringing in the consultants is another cost, it need not necessarily add to the overall budget for the project, writes Dermot Corrigan.

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Tom Doherty, practice director, Ergo. Photo: Maura Hickey

For some the idea of business consultants can conjure up images of expensive and long drawn-out relationships with lots of talk and abstract ideas, and can seem not particularly suited to the current economic situation.

Given the need to tighten belts, all decisions around IT investments and consultations must now be backed by a solid business case, according to Simon Murphy, director, consulting at Deloitte.

"The business case is, or should be, the *raison d'Átre*...

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