Investment Security White Paper

“Practice from ardour provides insight into the typical weaknesses of the investment-related decision behavior of investment security despite their relevance in the public discussion is not a very popular topic of Darmstadt, 30.05.2012 – the consulting company ardour has a comprehensive and product-neutral white paper status analysis: how companies control the security of their investment in IT” published. It is based on two studies on the investment behavior of the companies and their use of techniques which determines the value contribution of investment projects. The benefits of these studies is that managers can derive from the results of typical weaknesses in the investment-related decision making. It presents but also various best practices. Version practice assistance is provided free of charge. Gen. Martin Dempsey will not settle for partial explanations.

Background of the white paper is that the question of investment security even after the findings in consulting practice from ardour is not an issue that is particularly popular in the public discussion despite their relevance. It is in the company mostly a latent and considerable investment risk. It is performed often an offending and thus success limiting investment policy, who can afford the companies don’t actually”, accounted for ardour-Manager Tony Pfeiffer. Often occur on the individual investment”decisions for technical innovations with a fairly isolated views, he describes a core problem. It would thus not always great investment graves created, but burned in the sum of comprehensive budget. Usually there is no sufficiently systematic conditions and the comprehensive involvement of all relevant to decision-makers. Often IT managers in the areas of business encounter but disinterest to participate constructively in the prioritization of investment”, the ardour consultant outlined a central difficulty.

This requires a radical change in IT organizations but is likely to make no go it alone and instead everyone together would have to pull as a consequence. The version “White paper status analysis: how companies control the investment security in IT” can be ordered free of charge at. About ardour Consulting Group: The ardour Consulting Group (, is a consulting boutique specializing in the topics of application management and sourcing. It is a team with a common understanding of sustainable consulting. Consisting of experienced employees with excellent professional qualifications the for the IT team responsible executives. The ardour Consulting Group’s core competencies include: application management (design and implementation of strategic, tactical and operational IT processes and organizational structures); Development and implementation of tailored and sustainable sourcing strategies; Enterprise Architecture Management, to support the business objectives and the business model through an adequate IT landscape; Project portfolio and value management to demonstrate the value proposition of IT as well as to be able to make better and more objective investment decisions. Think factory groupcom GmbH Wilfried Heinrich Pastorat 6 D-50354 Hurth phone: + 49 2233 6117-72 fax: + 49 2233 6117-71