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? (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  List of Reasons for it Project Failure
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
  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 your list? Please add that to make this discussion even more interesting. WBR.

  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 concepts of the programmers/analyst team and the stakeholders requirements. It is very hard to translate business requirements to IT concepts.

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