This often results in hard dollar
costs (stemming from replacing smaller servers with larger ones or on clustering the existing servers) and soft dollar costs in the form of a loss in employee productivity.
While there may be savings from these techniques, they are more likely "avoided costs" and thus aren't the hard dollars
you can put in the bank.
The payback, Boggs said, comes both in hard dollars
, and in soft.
By plugging those figures into the operational model, the manager can show the heretofore "soft" cost effects on the call center in hard dollars
Lots of incumbents--Democrats and Republicans alike--secretly like this devil's bargain, because they think it would make it easier to raise the hard dollars
they so desperately need for their campaigns.
In a narrow, technical sense, neither Lazio nor Backus was wrong in saying that collecting hard dollars
is consistent with the law; nor are they wrong in arguing that huge hard-money fundraising would be acceptable under the McCain-Feingold version of reform.
2) If soft dollars were not available to purchase research, the money management firm would have to spend hard dollars
to get the information needed.
"Andrew has looked at the return on investment and sees two areas of benefit in terms of hard dollars
in expense reduction," says Edward Nield, vice president of MIS at Andrew.
He explains the biggest capital investment in a retail store is not the hard dollars
paid out; it's the lease commitment--in most cases a 10-year obligation.
Ignore the boring title, "Global Asset Management 2014: Steering the Course to Growth" and instead focus on the cold, hard dollars
We still don't have enough information to interpret the data into hard dollars
for natural person credit unions.
There are also some hard dollars
associated with these improvements.