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HCR Assesses and Communicates the ROI of Information Technology

Hall Consulting & Research is a professional services firm that specializes in assessing the financial and strategic impacts (costs, benefits, ROI) of IT investments to support decision-making and planning. We also help leading IT vendors assess and credibly communicate the business value of their products. Our work is highly credible because it is research-based and heavily quantitative. Hall Consulting & Research was founded by Andrew Hall, a leading business value consultant and analyst. 

Tool Configurator and Cost-Benefit Estimator

UseUse this tool to configure your own cloud-based and/or Excel-based tool. It also estimates the costs and benefits (ROI) of the tool to your organization.

A variety of tool types can be configured with this tool, including: ROI-focused sales tools, ROI/TCO calculators, quote/proposal generators, maturity models, quantitative surveys, decision-making tools, and business process simulators.
  • Helps you to select appropriate tool features/capabilities and assess tool (and report) sizing, usage, and content.
  • Produces a detailed personalized PowerPoint report (business case).
  • Allows you to easily (and anonymously) collaborate with us so we can help configure/price your tool and result in a complete proposal.
  • No registration required.

Products and Service

 Assessments  Tools & Calculators Research Marketing
  • Business value studies
  • Custom IT investment analysis and decision support
  • Advanced, enterprise-ready, research-based analytical tools
  • Highly credible quantitative vendor product marketing collateral
  • ValValue-based sales & decision-making skills
Services & Deliverables trong>
  • Solution benefits (IT, business; qualitative, quantitative)
  • Costs & risks
  • Financial analysis (ROI)
  • Business case
  • Tool design & development
  • Data/logic research
  • Training
  • Support
  • White papers
  • Case studies
  • Marketing content
  • Presentations
  • Content development
  • Training delivery
  • IT/business decision-makers
  • Decision-makers
  • IT vendors
  • Service providers
  • IT vendors
  • Analysts
  • Decision-makers
  • IT Vendors
  • Vendor sales
  • Decision-makers & analysts

Business Case Consulting Assessments
We conduct highly credible business value studies to assist IT purchasers in understanding the qualitative and financial implications (ROI) of technology investments. Engagements typically include: assessment of the existing customer environment (maturity levels) and the proposed solution; identification and quantification of costs, benefits, and risks; financial analysis (cash flow, ROI, etc.); and development of the business case. HCR has conducted many strategic high-profile business value studies.  HCR has influenced over $100 million in IT investments.
Business Study Sample Results
ROI Tools & Calculators
HCRHCR has developed some of the most advanced/credible business value tools available globally.  ROI calculators are used by enterprise technology and business decision-makers to develop business cases for IT investments.  They are also used as sales tools to help customers credibly understand the business value of technology vendor solutions. 

Tool Example: IT Project ROI Tool
Business value tools and calculators
HCR conducts research to quantify and articulate the financial and strategic impacts of information technology on business performance.  Research focus:  the most credible methods to assess the business value of technology; impact of technology on firm performance; strategic and financial impacts of a variety of IT initiatives; and most credible sources of actual costs and benefits.  HCR also conducts multi-client studies to determine actual initiative costs and IT-enabled benefits.  Our consulting studies, tools, and marketing collateral are based on the most credible research/sources available.  HCR is a leading business value analyst and modeler.
Marketing Communications
We create highly credible research-based business value marketing collateral, including whitepapers, case studies, and presentations.  These are based on individual or multi-client business value studies, 3rd party research, or theoretical models. HCR has been influential in credibly articulating the business value of technology products and solutions for leading technology vendors such as Microsoft and Intel.
IT business value marketing communications
HCR develops and delivers customized business value training content.   This training has helped IT vendors (and their partners) enhance selling effectiveness by focusing on the business value of products/services.  Business value training also helps IT and business managers make more effective/credible IT investment decisions.

Contact HCR for more information.