TITLE

The right path to project success

AUTHOR(S)
Charles, Barrie
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
IT Training;May2004, Project management p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Poor support environments and a lack of management skills are stifling the success of many IT projects. This article focuses on remedies that can rectify major problems. Given the problems to deal with, the fact that success rates have improved significantly over the last decade is really down to people having better project management skills. Simply by making sure that one has the right project processes and competencies in place, they could greatly improve IT delivery in their organisation. Investment in skills can show a significant and demonstrable return on investment. INSET: The CHAOS report.
ACCESSION #
13135796

 

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