Planning for Technology Spending

M., Judith
February 2004
Feliciter;2004, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p7
Information technology budget can be segmented into three parts: utility, lifecycle and new spending. Utility refers to costs of keeping basics going. Lifecycle refers to the replacement of existing hardware and software to stay within the support levels offered by vendors. And new refers to additional services or capacity desired by the organization. By planning for each of these, libraries can avoid inadvertently short-changing category of expenditure to fund another.


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