There is an age-old saying that goes something like this: “We can do anything we want, but we cannot do everything we want.” This is the classic conundrum that all project-intensive companies face. Organizations across industries are challenged to deliver an increasing number of projects and programs, while maintaining flat (or decreasing) budgets and resources. In such an environment, there is only one likely outcome … project failure.
Are project failures considered normal? Long-held beliefs and studies have indicated that a majority of projects end in failure, perhaps suggesting that project failures are becoming an accepted norm. The oft-referenced, now