All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Project Success’

Why you should bite that silver bullet

The more I read about human psychology, the more I realize we are more automatic and instinctual than we care to admit. Yet, we like to believe that we are much more intellectually evolved than our fellow species. We have a dangerous level of overconfidence in our own abilities to be rational. You may be …

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Insight | The Fundamentals of IT Project Success

A picture is worth a thousand words.  Never truer than with this simple depiction of what *must* be in place to make a project succeed … Seven fundamentals of IT project success By Michael Krigsman | September 22, 2009, 3:38 AM PDT Many folks think large projects usually fail for technical reasons — software that …

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Insight | Human Factors To Project Success

This quote has resonated with Peter for some time.  It succinctly sums up what is most important to ensure project success. “Some key factors in the success of any implementation project have little to do with technology. It is important to have the right individuals and to have clear processes in place for decision making …

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Resources | Defining Then Delivering Project Success

How to define what success looks like?  That is always the key question when starting a project.  We all *think* we know what the definition is and we all believe that the rest of the project participants and stakeholders share the same definition.  This brief slide presentation will help create a shared, clear definition of …

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Insight | Technology Project Failure Rates

The de-facto standard for IT project success/failure rates is the CHAOS Summary Report from the Standish Group.  The latest report for 2009 contains some disturbing statistics.  Only 1 in 3 projects considered successful.  The IT profession can do better than that.  Reading the rest of the posts in this blog is certainly a good start …

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