Projects at Work

Before And After

Without goal analysis upfront and compliance management afterwards, IT projects are often doomed.


Aaron Smith

Editorial Director, ProjectsAtWork.com

Aaron has been the editor of ProjectsAtWork since 2001, leading its evol…

New technology implementations can bear the sweet fruit of increased profitability and efficiency, but too often the result is sour disappointment. If an unacceptable percentage of IT initiatives end in failure, the root cause in many cases can be traced to well before the actual project even began or long after it officially ended.

    

Experience shows that when companies do the groundwork-the pre-planning and preparation-they greatly improve their chances of project success. It starts with defining goals and it ends (well, it never really ends) with compliance management.

 

GOOOOAAAAL!

No IT project should begin without a comprehensive business goal…



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