Saturday 17 August 2013

The business value of technology

There's already plenty of material on articulating the value of technology in a business sense, but it tends to be quite - I don't know - corporate I guess, and most focus on the justification of a particular framework or product.  That might be quite appropriate in an IT environment, but less helpful in more visceral engineering endeavors.

So what's the justification for good method, design, and computer science?  How do you map that academia to real business concerns?  A while back I made a handy reference guide for my business buddies:

I don't believe that's comprehensive, but I do believe it's prototypical.