Business Case Template: New Database Administrator
March 2, 2006
Database Administrators play a key role in maintaining data integrity, data availability, and data security. The Database administrator is responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of the critical datastores for the organization.
A database administrator has to be able to interpret the needs of end users for data access and storage in order to provide the critical services. The database administrator needs a working knowledge of the business of the organization to effectively serve the end users.
If your organization believes a new DBA is required to help meet the organization's business requirements, use this business case to help determine the business benefits and costs associated with making that hire. Use this business case as-is or modify it to meet your organization's specific needs.