Total Cost Of Ownership
(TCO) is a technique used to table life-cycle costs of an IT-related investment popularized by
. It is said to be suitable for discovering hidden costs that often escape the scrutiny of IT budgetary processes.
An earlier explanation of the method can be seen at
Gartner overview at https://k12tco.gartner.com/home/homepagepromo/files/TCO_Overview.pdf
. Case studies for some of the schools are available from that site.
) TOC debate at
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