According to KPMG, lots of IT projects fail as a result of poor management. From the article:KPMG International’s survey of 600 organisations across 22 countries revealed that 86% of respondents reported the loss of up to a quarter of their targeted benefits across their project portfolios.
Latest from Michael Krigsman
We in the technology business sometimes take ourselves just a tad bit too seriously. Sometimes, I think it's a good idea to completely let our minds wander elsewhere.
As we move toward the end of another year, I hope your bare trees bloom into successful and delightful experience. This photo shows the cloudy sky ahead of tomorrow's snow blizzard, here in Boston.
Here's a great presentation filled with sage advice for working with industry analysts.
In some organizations, Pollyanna-like tendencies emerge whenever they plan new projects, leading to inevitable failure.
Even when a large project fails, external consultants can walk away with huge fees. It's sad.
It's hard to simplify complexity. Sometimes, this painful reality causes managers to grasp at straws and wallow in denial, seeking the allure of easy, yet ultimately pointless, solutions.
An Infoworld article by Dan Tynan describes what can happen when the IT vendor who once loved you now hates you. From the article:…consider this cautionary tale of a small biotech firm in the Rocky Mountains that decided to dump its IT consultant.
Recently, I wrote about Second Life’s lack of usefulness in business. Since then, Craig Cmehil described how SAP uses Second Life, which has opened my thinking on the entire subject of virtual worlds.
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