The 10 Commandments of Large-Scale IT Transformation - Slide 6

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Not all resources are equal. Identify bottleneck resources and manage them closely. Re-assign tasks to other non-bottleneck resources where possible.

It's important to identify critical (read bottleneck) resources early in the program, and manage their time and monitor the progress of tasks assigned to them diligently. It's easier said than done, but not doing it is a sure recipe for failure. As with any tracking, managing bottleneck resources requires additional management focus and bandwidth.

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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