information technology

The Elephant in the IT Conference Room

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 [...]

The Elephant in the IT Conference Room2020-03-25T13:34:22-07:00

The Costs and Primary Cause of Enterprise IT Project Failures

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 [...]

The Costs and Primary Cause of Enterprise IT Project Failures2020-03-25T13:35:21-07:00

One Enterprise IT Project Checklist Every Virtual Team Needs Now!

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 [...]

One Enterprise IT Project Checklist Every Virtual Team Needs Now!2020-03-25T14:29:47-07:00