Cost or Asset?

What kind of IT shop do you work in?

Do you have:

  • Quality Assurance department?
  • Business Analysts?
  • Project Managers?
  • Change Managers?
  • Incident Managers?
  • Asset Managers?
  • Documentation Specialist?
  • Deployment Managers?
  • Software Architect
  • Data Architect
I'd say that new company's starting out could forgo at least some of them.

Now let's be conservative and add a salary of $50,000 per position, you just saved $500,000 a year.

And be realistic at $75,000 and you're now talking some big money / savings.

The job details will  need to get dispersed to other people however, most likely the programmers.

Do you think all the people are overhead, or do they return value?

Cost or asset?

You decide!