Using Investment Analysis in Rational Focal Point, Part 1. Build a simple financial model for a software project

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Swathi Jain and Veena Omprakash

Date archived: December 20, 2016 | First published: December 18, 2012

Rational Focal Point is widely used to manage product portfolios, IT portfolios, and application portfolios. One of the key features of this tool that can be used for analyzing the investments of any business is the Investment Analysis component. This two-part article explains how to use this feature, following two different scenarios as examples. Part 1 shows you how to build a simple financial model for a software project, and Part 2 describes a more advanced model that reuses the financial model from another project and compares results.

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