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  • Every project fails somewhere: manager

    What percentage of IT projects fail? At InfoWorld’s recent SOA Executive Forum in New York, an attendee asked a group of panelists to estimate their success rate on projects. Specifically, he wanted to know how many of their IT initiatives had “failed on any level”.

  • Tools can’t take politics out of project selection

    A few years ago, when portfolio management software and techniques first came into vogue, many IT executives remarked on how the tools would remove politics from IT project prioritisation debates. They envisioned IT steering committees that would objectively rank the value of proposals by calculating their expected return on investment, strategic impact and other quantifiable criteria.