The 10 Commandments of Large-Scale IT Transformation - Slide 11

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Time is the only common unit of measure. While you may have to make short-term compromises, do not lose sight of long-term objectives.

Any issue or change that affects the elapsed time of the program not only increases the project cost, it also delays the business benefits expected to be realized by the program. Everyone needs to ask the question, how does this affect the elapsed time of the whole program?

When it comes to large-scale IT transformation projects, some basic principles have a great impact on implementation success. The following is a list of principles, some of which the folks at the IT consulting firm Infosys freely admit they came by the hard way.

These recommendations, or "10 Commandments," are intended to help focus your IT organization's attention on the most fundamental aspects of program management.

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