Troubled IT projects: prevention and turnaround
Institution of Electrical Engineers, 2001 - Computers - 256 pages
This book provides systematic guidance one how to sense and avoid the causes of IT project failure at every step, from project conception to the disposal of the system after a long and beneficial operational life. It includes detailed analysis of what the author sees as the 40 root causes of troubled IT projects, drawn from the available research, the author's personal experience and common sense. The book covers the entire project life-cycle from both sides of the buyer-vendor relationship and will be a valuable handbook for IT services professionals, IT managers and software engineers.
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What is a Troubled Project?
Root Causes of Troubled Projects
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