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Ann All suggests saving the geek-speak for your tech buddies and using terms the business can understand and appreciate. Instead of dwelling on the technological capabilities of XML, for instance, emphasize the improved integration with clients and partners and other benefits that should result from using it. Additionally, IT folks need to try to hear and really understand what business users tell them.

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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