By Michael Krigsman on September 14, 2010
There is a clear link between transparency and accountability in preventing mismanagement, inefficiency, and waste. The bright light of day can have remarkable impact solving problems that lead to IT failure.
By Michael Krigsman on September 7, 2010
The National Audit Office, an official UK watchdog agency, announced recommendations calling for “a central, mandatory system” of IT project reviews.
By Jeff Nolan on July 27, 2010
I recently had the opportunity to chat with Vincent Carbone, the COO and co-Founder of Brightidea. The company is one of a small group of vendors pitching solutions that help companies link ideation with managed innovation. I was looking forward to this conversation for two reasons, the first being that Brightidea is a successful 11 [...]
By Michael Krigsman on July 23, 2010
I am honored to be included in a list of top thinkers in project management today created by on-demand project management tools vendor, LiquidPlanner.
By Michael Krigsman on June 9, 2010
This drawing illustrates the inner workings of failed IT projects. You’ve got to take a look!
By R "Ray" Wang on June 4, 2010
Acquisition Consolidates Two Market Leaders In The Project Based Solutions Market
Deltek announced on June 3rd that they would acquire Maconomy for $72.7M ($3.39/share (DKK 20.50)). Maconomy is a leading project based solutions (PBS) software company (~35.6M 2009 revenues) based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Deltek is a 265.8M (2009 revenues) PBS software vendor based in Herndon, VA. [...]
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By Michael Krigsman on June 2, 2010
A wise old soothsayer once said: "The reasons for project failure are more numerous than grains of sand in the desert." Here are 5 reasons many projects don’t succeed.
By Brian Sommer on May 30, 2010
Product review: AEC Software – an inexpensive but fairly robust project management tool
By Michael Krigsman on May 13, 2010
Information technology projects in the state and federal government tend to be large, complicated, and expensive. Effective collaboration and cross-boundary communication are key drivers of success for these large projects. Certain programs mandated by the government, such as electronic medical records and health information exchange, are particularly susceptible to failure induced by poor communication and [...]
By Michael Krigsman on April 5, 2010
Despite methodologies and tools to increase success, up to 70 percent of IT projects fail. The real keys are people, collaboration, alignment, and value creation.