Columnists: Aditya Rustgi

Aditya Rustgi is director of product management for Noesis Energy.

From Simple Payback to Shared Savings: Turning Project Risk Assessment on Its Head

Early on at business schools, future Chief Financial Officers are trained to evaluate projects by calculating the simple payback period of investments. The payback period of an investment is the timeframe within which the cash flow (additional revenue, savings) from the investment pays for the investment. Smaller payback periods are better than longer ones. The   …Continue Reading