The CEO’S Ten Step Guide to a Successful IT Project – Step 9

In Step#3 we emphasised the importance of a firm procedural foundation to successful projects. No foundation stone is more important than the inputs and outputs associated with Steering Committee over-sight. The documents should include, as a minimum; an issues log, … Continue reading

The CEO’S Ten Step Guide to a Successful IT Project – Step 8

Nothing better emphasises the corporate imperative of a major undertaking than the personal endorsement of the CEO. While the project sponsor, and indeed the primary beneficiary, may be lower down the corporate ladder, the imprimatur of the CEO at the … Continue reading

The CEO’S Ten Step Guide to a Successful IT Project – Step 7

Step #7                 Validate the revised plan and re-affirm Business commitment Whether the business solution envisaged is to be developed in-house or via a third party, the process you have been through should have resulted in a revised plan, somewhat … Continue reading

The CEO’s Ten Step Guide to a Successful IT Project – Step 4

Step 4   Identify a high level champion for Change Management Change Management is THE primary determinant for a successful IT project. The absence or failure of the change management process accounts for fully 50% of failed projects – more … Continue reading