The value brokers: how to measure client/server payback

Brian McWilliams (Computerworld, Client/Server Journal)

Information Management & Computer Security

ISSN: 0968-5227

Publication date: 1 December 1996


Discusses the measurement of client server payback. suggests that companies should not be using return on investment because financial yardsticks cannot measure directly the long‐term competitive advantage given by increased productivity and communication related to information systems.



McWilliams, B. (1996), "The value brokers: how to measure client/server payback", Information Management & Computer Security, Vol. 4 No. 5, pp. 15-17.

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