Oracle Consulting Oracle Training Oracle Support Development
Home
Catalog
Oracle Books
SQL Server Books
IT Books
Job Interview Books
eBooks
Rampant Horse Books
911 Series
Pedagogue Books

Oracle Software
image
Write for Rampant
Publish with Rampant
Rampant News
Rampant Authors
Rampant Staff
 Phone
 800-766-1884
Oracle News
Oracle Forum
Oracle Tips
Articles by our Authors
Press Releases
SQL Server Books
image
image

Oracle 11g Books

Oracle tuning

Oracle training

Oracle support

Remote Oracle

STATSPACK Viewer

Privacy Policy

 

   
  Oracle Tips by Burleson

OCP Instructors Guide for Oracle DBA Certification

Chapter 9 - Evaluating Third-Party Products

Analysis Evaluation

Perform the following activities during this phase:

  • Determine and estimate the resources required to further evaluate the business needs.
     

  • Determine and estimate the resources required to perform the product selection.
     

  • Estimate general implementation and customization costs.
     

  • Estimate on-going support costs, including staff requirements and training.
     

  • Determine timelines and deliverables for the evaluation, selection and implementation processes.
     

  • Determine date when the recommendation will no longer be valid (recommendation life-cycle).

Obtain Business Unit and IT Management Commitment

One of the major activities of any evaluation process is acquiring management commitment for the evaluation, selection and implementation stages. Representatives from user and technical management need to be a part of the evaluation process to ensure their continued support. Management always asks the same questions. As a result, it is relatively easy to prepare for them. A satisfactory answer to “What business problem are you trying to solve?” is usually followed by “How much will it cost to purchase, implement and support?”, and “What is the risk if we don’t solve the problem?”.  Management wouldn’t be doing their job if they didn’t ask these questions. To be successful in this phase, you need to be prepared to answer them.
 


The above text is an excerpt from:


OCP Instructors Guide for Oracle DBA Certification
A Study Guide to Advanced Oracle Certified Professional Database
Administration Techniques

ISBN 0-9744355-3-8

by Christopher T. Foot
 

http://www.rampant-books.com/book_2003_2_OCP_print.htm


Download your Oracle scripts now:

www.oracle-script.com

The definitive Oracle Script collection for every Oracle professional DBA

Linux Oracle commands syntax poster

ION Oracle tuning software

Oracle data dictionary reference poster



Oracle Forum

BC Oracle consulting support training

BC remote Oracle DBA   

 

   

 Copyright © 1996 -2016 by Burleson. All rights reserved.


Oracle® is the registered trademark of Oracle Corporation. SQL Server® is the registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. 
Many of the designations used by computer vendors to distinguish their products are claimed as Trademarks