Case Question - enterprise arquitecture

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Case Question = the 'Enterprise architecture' section, under 'Apply you knowledge' in the last question they have asked to customize the TCO template (given on a Excel work sheet), and they have not given any information. What should we do? My answer Project Purpose:  To understand the Total Cost of Ownership concept(s). Potential Solution:  Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), is a concept that is increasingly  used in business around the world. The essence of the concept is that the full costs of a  decision should be evaluated, rather than focusing on the initial purchase price (of  hardware and software for example). The term TCO is relatively new, but the approach  is similar to notions of life cycle costs and otheTCO reflects not only the initial purchase price of assets, but also the less obvious initial costs of
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Unformatted text preview: training personnel to use the new assets, the costs of upgrades over time, maintenance and operating expenses, and net salvage value (negative or positive) of the asset at the end of its life, and other costs.r valid economic criteria for properly evaluating business decisions. TCO reflects not only the initial purchase price of assets, but also the less obvious initial costs of training personnel to use the new assets, the costs of upgrades over time, maintenance and operating expenses, and net salvage value (negative or positive) of the asset at the end of its life, and other costs. Hope this will help other groups with building the worksheet for this problem Keep in mind (initial, current, subsequent costs)...
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