Saturday, July 12, 2008

Warning Signs of Project Failure

"When IT projects fail it rarely is a result of the technology. At its core, project management is all about people. It all has to do with project planning and early stages of analysis that companies like to jump over."
  1. Undefined or poorly defined project requirements
  2. Lack of project planning
  3. Lack of or poorly developed budget forecast
  4. Lack of stakeholder involvement
  5. Lack of executive support
  6. Frequent or large changes to project scope
  7. Lack of change management process
  8. Failure to establish appropriate client/user expectations
  9. Unrealistic deadlines
  10. Insufficient resources
See: 10 Warning Signs of Project Failure

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