Category Archives: Project Management and Delivery

How Did Technology End Up on the Sunday Morning Talk Shows?

It has been two months since the Healthcare.gov launch and by now nearly every American has heard or witnessed the poor performance of the websites. Early on, only one of every five users was able to actually sign in to … Continue reading

Posted in Best Practices, Efficiency and Cost Reduction, Looking Ahead, Project Management and Delivery, Uncategorized, Vision and Leadership | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Better Requirements Definition to Improve Time to Market and Quality

We have two features this week: the first and best is Fred Alsup has provided his perspective on best practices in requirements definition; and I have also added and slightly updated a post on Agility and Innovation in the ‘Asides’ … Continue reading

Posted in Best Practices, Project Management and Delivery | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

IT Project Delivery – Dismal Government Projects Track Record

In the past several weeks, I have posted on project management best practices. And we talked about the track record of the IT industry as being, at best, a mixed bag. It turns out  for the UK government, that would … Continue reading

Posted in Best Practices, Project Management and Delivery | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ensuring Project Success II: Best Practices in Project Delivery

I hope that you are back from holidays well-rested and ready to go for the new year. My previous post provided some tips on how to get off to great start of the new year, today’s post will focus on … Continue reading

Posted in Best Practices, Project Management and Delivery | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Ensuring Project Success: Best practices in Project Delivery

Project delivery is one of the critical services that IT provides. Unfortunately, in the industry, the track record of project delivery for IT is at best a mixed bag. A number of different studies over the past five years put … Continue reading

Posted in Best Practices, Metrics and Process Improvement, Project Management and Delivery | Tagged , , | 7 Comments