What are the Common Reasons Why IT Projects Fail?


 
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What are the Common Reasons Why IT Projects Fail?
Gowtham Podapati, Student (MBA), India, Member
In my view, the common reasons for failure of IT projects are:
1. Lack of risk management
2. Lack of proper scheduling
3. Lack of communication
4. Lack of integration while going live
5. Lack of cost control
6. Addressing the wrong business requirements
7. Poor project governance
8. Environmental changes
9. Lack of scope management.
Any builds?...Register
 

 
List of Reasons for it Project Failure
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
Hi Gowtham, your list is looking like a very good start of this discussion. Did you compile it from own experience? Any sources you used to back up yo...
 

 
On #6 of List of Reasons for IT-Failure
Mahmood Azizi, Manager, Iran, Member
Hi Gowtham, thanks for sharing your views, I suppose the root cause of failure of IT projects is that there is a gap between the perceptions and co...
 

 
On #6 Common Reasons for Project Failures
Sabareeshan C.K., Director, India, Member
I agree with Mahmood that the primary reason for failure of IT projects is poor understanding & scoping of the customer requirements.
IT project...
 

 
What are the Common Reasons Why IT Projects Fail?
Erkan Gulec, Project Manager, United Arab Emirates, Member
In my opinion,
- First is not having a good reason for doing the project. This is related to project's expected benefits.
- Second is...
 

 
Reasons Why IT Projects Fail
Jacqueline E. Dennis
The reasons why IT project fail has been published by the Standish Group in their Chaos report about every two years, since 1994. The last statistics ...
 

 
Discussion on Failure of IT Projects
Gowtham Podapati, Student (MBA), India, Member
@Mahmood Azizi: thanks for your reply. But do you really think there is a vast difference between theoretical concep...
 

 
Failure of IT Projects
Mahmood Azizi, Manager, Iran, Member
Hi Gowtham, yes you are right, lack of skill is one of the reason but as per the case there are many reasons that can affect on it, such as, not payin...
 

 
Why IT Projects Fail
Jacqueline E. Dennis
With all due respect, the response I gave is not theoretical. It is based on feedback from IT project managers worldwide. The Standish group collects ...
 

 
Failure of IT Projects
Mahmood Azizi, Manager, Iran, Member
Hi Gowtham, will you compare MS-Project software with Primavera. The 1st one was designed and developed by IT specialists, and the 2nd one by planning...
 

 
Consistent Failures of IT Projects
Grynberg, Management Consultant, Member
The problem is not so much that IT projects fail in the first place but that such failure has become a norm over time.
If there is no incentive/c...
 

 
Common Reasons for Faling IT Projects
SURENDRA GANGADHAR YERNAL, Project Manager, India, Member
Hi Gowtham, in my 15 years experience in Manufacturing and IT, I have seen that quite often the customer expects too much without knowing the requirem...
 

 
Why so many IT Projects are Failing?
Mau Chi, Manager, Italy, Member
In my experience, lack of communication is the root cause of project failures.
Beware, there can be a lack of communication, and there can be a l...
 

 
 


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