Why IT Projects Fail - Slide 9

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Key changes in project personnel can be hugely disruptive to project progress. It is essential that all aspects of the project are well documented and up-to-date. One tool that can help is the cross-function flowchart provided by Michael Taylor and available from our IT Downloads. The cross-functional flowchart provides a simple visual representation of how key stakeholders, the project manager, project teams and subcontractors collaborate.

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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