Why IT Projects Fail - Slide 10

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Project managers eat, sleep and breathe schedules, but must be on the lookout from the very beginning for preventable situations in which the project managers have been saddled with an unrealistic schedule because their management already committed the schedule to their own management. To compensate, more workers are usually added to the project, but adding more people to satisfy an unrealistic schedule will not solve the problem.

Project failure is an issue that seems to dog IT like no other. Be it government or private sector business, project failure has an enormous impact, costing billions of dollars every year. Too often, folks ignore the signs of imminent failure until there's nothing left to do but put a project out of its misery. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this list of early warning signs to help you recognize and address the problems before catastrophic failure occurs.

Additional Resources The IT Business Edge Knowledge Network offers the following free resources to aid in your project management initiatives.

 

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