70% of enterprise IT projects, and 95% of those over a million dollars, fail. 75% of those failures are caused by one critical oversight—that nobody knows they’re making—the business never fully communicates to the tech team what the business is trying to do. This presentation will help project teams understand and correct that oversight.
On today's episode of State of the CIO, we have David Burrill joining us. Dave shares so many great insights for avoiding IT failures. He shares his experiences with IT failures including common problems like communication and processes and how proper questioning can eliminate these problems. We also talk about the importance of using checklists to drive successful IT projects. Click [...]
It appears that we have a problem when it comes to executing enterprise IT projects. We’re not very good at it. In fact, playing Russian Roulette with five bullets in the gun (five out of six) actually has better odds of success than running a large IT project. Almost everyone in the industry has, at least some inkling, that this [...]
Having initiated a discussion during my last post about the frequency of enterprise IT project failures, it’s time to address two other parameters of this issue. I’ll start by looking at the annual cost of these failures and conclude today with an introduction to their primary point of origin. So, how much do IT project failures actually cost the US [...]
Covid-19 is rattling nerves, up-ending lives and sparking a huge expansion of the virtual workplace. For those contemplating or in the midst of sponsoring enterprise IT projects this is going to significantly expand the communication and execution challenges standing in the way of your success. What is already hard is about to get harder. The traditional, face-to-face methods for setting [...]