TITLE

MONITORING RISK IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS

AUTHOR(S)
Schneider, Gary P.; Lane, Scott; Bruton, Carol M.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Allied Academies International Conference: Proceedings of the Ac;Apr2009, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Many information technology (IT) projects fail to accomplish their objectives, come in over budget, and take longer to complete than planned. IT projects are seen as high-risk endeavors that have inherent characteristics that make them difficult to manage. This paper identifies the nature of IT project risks and suggests a way to monitor and control those risks.
ACCESSION #
41529717

 

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