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Volume 3 (1) 2009

Title: Ex Ante Evaluation of Information and Communication Technology Projects
Authors: Timothy Mwololo Waema* ,
Ms. Clemencia Marura Mwamburi
Published: ©IJCIR Vol3(1) 2009, pp.
Language: English

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have increasingly become crucial to achieving organizational and strategic goals. This has led to an ever increasing expenditure on ICT and an
accompanying increasing demand to measure the business value of the IS investment. The need to evaluate investments in ICT projects is further exacerbated by the ‘productivity paradox’ observed in these investments. Despite higher investments in ICT, the resulting business value is not easily visible. One of the most important evaluations of any project is the ex ante evaluation. This is a type of evaluation which informs the go/no go or approval decisions of projects. It is extremely important because it is through this evaluation that beneficial projects are picked and implemented and non beneficial ones dropped. View full Article