Latest from Michael Krigsman
Reducing IT failures with project portfolio management
Project portfolio management (PPM) vendors claim their tools give organizations more control over IT projects, create stronger alignment between business goals and IT operations, and reduce project failure rates. To evaluate these promises, and to determine whether PPM can really keep project ducks in a row, I attended a briefing by HP, which offers the Project and Portfolio Management Center PPM suite.
Qantas Airways: a perfect storm for IT failure?
Qantas, the Australian national airline, has endured two high-profile IT failures in recent years and a third major project appears to be at substantial risk. In many respects, the company offers a case study for examining how underlying management issues can cause multiple IT projects to go bad.