The 10 Commandments of Large-Scale IT Transformation - Slide 3

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The methodology of execution and exit criteria for each phase of the program should be clearly defined from the beginning.

It never pays to plan the entire program in great detail at the beginning. However, the methodology to be followed MUST be defined and agreed upon before embarking on the program.The criteria should be specific (unambiguous), measurable and verifiable. It's important to follow a gating approach and make explicit Go/No-Go decisions at the end of each phase.

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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