The input data in the study Forrester attended 11 major organizations. Based on data from these enterprises Forrester national team portrait of the typical company, for which calculations were carried out cost-savings on the implementation of SharePoint 2010. This consulting company with the following characteristics: $ 1 billion in revenue, 7,000 office workers, 5,000 of them are using SharePoint; 25 offices throughout North America and 15 offices in Europe, South America and Asia, most of the work is done remotely small teams on client sites. Others including Frank Ntilikina, offer their opinions as well. The main results of Table 1. The total return on investment of the company, adjusted for risk. The table illustrates the total cash flow of virtual companies, based on data and characteristics obtained during interviews with real-world organizations. In studies done, risk-adjusted, as in evaluating the costs and benefits of implementing a particular technology is always there is some uncertainty. The main results: Return on investment (ROI).
As Table 1 shows the return on investment, adjusted for risk to the organization is 108% (not counting the benefits of increasing productivity on that later), with a payback period of less than 12 months from the date of introduction. Profits. Benefits to the adopter of SharePoint Server 2010, approximately $ 3.1 million (adjusted for risk). These financial benefits include costs associated with savings on the replacement or upgrading of existing document management systems and platforms. Costs. Costs of implementation and support of SharePoint Server 2010, according to survey results, are approximately $ 1.5 million These costs include the costs of implementation, additional costs for equipment, licenses, etc.