By Michael Krigsman on April 26, 2010
IT failures often arise from dysfunctional communication, collaboration, and planning across information silos and boundaries. Success requires more.
By Michael Krigsman on April 19, 2010
The global head of Mead Johnson’s PMO shares his thoughts on SAP, system integrators, SaaS, and much more, in an exciting podcast.
Posted in Business | Tagged and SOA, Bristol-Myers Squibb, CIO issues, Devil's Triangle, erp, interview, IT issues, Mead Johnson, Naked IT, PaaS, Podcast, project portfolio management, Project strategy, SaaS, sap, software as a service, supply chain, Vendor relationships
By Michael Krigsman on April 5, 2010
Despite methodologies and tools to increase success, up to 70 percent of IT projects fail. The real keys are people, collaboration, alignment, and value creation.
By Michael Krigsman on March 8, 2010
Further explorations on assigning blame for IT failures.
Posted in Business | Tagged Bermuda Triangle, Business, CIO issues, Complex systems, Consulting, Cultural issues, Governance, IT issues, Malcolm Gladwell, Project strategy, Vendor relationships | 2 Responses
By Michael Krigsman on March 1, 2010
Gridlock and denial, both related to lack of consensus among team members, are among the most significant and common problems on many IT projects.
Posted in Trends & Concepts | Tagged CIO issues, Consensus, denial, enterprise software, gridlock, Information technology, IT issues, project management, Project strategy, Project team, Standing Ovation Problem, sugarcrm | 1 Response
By Michael Krigsman on February 16, 2010
It’s time to starting thinking about the CEO’s role in determining the success or failure of IT initiatives.
By Michael Krigsman on December 28, 2009
Human and organizational factors such as politics, information silos, and change management generally underlie IT success and failure.
By Michael Krigsman on December 21, 2009
Here are three predictions for success in 2010 – a far cry from my usual posts on IT failure.
By Michael Krigsman on December 15, 2009
Here are slides from my presentation at the Babson College Center for Information Management Studies (CIMS), covering how to understand and prevent failed IT projects.
By Michael Krigsman on December 13, 2009
Software process expert and all-around great guy, Ed Yourdon, has been studying IT failure for many years. As the author of more than 550 articles and 27 books, Ed deserves our attention.