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==Process==
==Process==
  What do you need to think about in order to model costs as part of the business plan.  Factors such as internal vs. external
  What do you need to think about in order to model costs as part of the business plan.  Factors such as internal vs. external
  1.  Requirements
  1.  What are you business requirements for digital preservation? (short-term, long-term, mandate, legal???)
  2.  Scale
  2.  What is the scale of the programme you are proposing?  (Is it a project, phased, or full blown program???)
  3.  Files types (assets)(what part of the collection or collections are you proposing to preserve)
  3.  Files types (assets)(what part of the collection or collections are you proposing to preserve)
  4.  What is the current environment?  Do you have internal capacity? appetite?
  4.  What is the current environment?  Do you have internal capacity? appetite?
  5.  Type of system and process proposed
  5.  Type of system and process proposed
  6.  Identify potential sources of funding (internal, external, core, project)
  6.  Identify potential sources of funding (internal, external, core, project)
  7.  Staffing
  7.  Staffing (Current capacity, can you move staff, how agile is the organization to move people around?)
  8.  Training
  8.  Training, Immediate and Continuous (skills and skills gap) (what is your current state?  Do you need to skill up quickly or keep people in-the-loop)


==Content==
==Content==

Revision as of 14:57, 31 July 2013

Process

What do you need to think about in order to model costs as part of the business plan.  Factors such as internal vs. external
1.  What are you business requirements for digital preservation? (short-term, long-term, mandate, legal???)
2.  What is the scale of the programme you are proposing?  (Is it a project, phased, or full blown program???)
3.  Files types (assets)(what part of the collection or collections are you proposing to preserve)
4.  What is the current environment?  Do you have internal capacity? appetite?
5.  Type of system and process proposed
6.  Identify potential sources of funding (internal, external, core, project)
7.  Staffing  (Current capacity, can you move staff, how agile is the organization to move people around?)
8.  Training, Immediate and Continuous (skills and skills gap) (what is your current state?  Do you need to skill up quickly or keep people in-the-loop)

Content

This should describe the contents or structure of the business case, resulting from following the Process above

Scenarios

1. Determine/estimate costs for infrastructure:
2. Determine/estimate costs for training
3. Determine/estimate costs for staffing

Communications

Notes relevant to tailoring this section to the appropriate audience and communicating the the business case to that audience

Resources

Minnesota Historical Society cost modeling. http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/records/legislativerecords/carol/costmodels.htm Minnesota Historical Society. Digital Preservation Case Study Information. http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/records/legislativerecords/docs_pdfs/DigitalPreservationBusinessCaseInformationCRK10_5_2011.pdf