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definition-Sum-of-Benefits

Definition:

Within an Value-Decision-Table, a “Sum-of-Benefits” is the total quantitative Impact on the specified Performance-Targets made by a Specific-Design-Idea (or set of Design-Ideas or Evo-Step).

Alternative Names

Concept Number: *008
English Master: Sum-of-Benefits
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms:Sum-of-Performance *008 Benefit Impact *008

Detailing

For a Specific-Design-Idea, it is the sum of its Percentage-Impacts (%Impacts)
on all the performance Attributes.


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Type

Metric


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For each individual Design-Idea (Architecture X, Package Y and Service Z), the Percentage-Impacts for all the Performance-Requirements are summed. This gives an Idea of the total contribution that the Design-Ideas each make relative to one another, towards satisfying the Stakeholder Requirements.


Notes

A Sum-of-Benefits is used together with the associated Sum-of-Costs *128 to compute a “benefit to Cost ratio” for a Design-Idea. This is useful for evaluating “designs” and “steps” against their alternatives.


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Domain

Value-Decision









This Concept entered by Lisa.

Created by system. Last Modification: Thursday 11 of July, 2019 20:52:51 CEST by Admin (Kai).
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