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.
By Naomi Bloom on April 5, 2010
If you feel like you’ve been stranded along the way or that we’ve (or you’ve) been off on various scenic detours, my apologies for not providing the final installment of our Yellow Brick Road travelogue as quickly as I had hoped. Life just keeps happening; we keep up as best we can. When last we […]
Posted in Featured Posts, Trends & Concepts | Tagged BPO, Business Outcomes, Follow The Yellow Brick Road, HR Tech, HRMDS, Human resource management, Human resources, Outsourcing, project management, Strategic HRMDS Planning, Yellow Brick Road
By Michael Krigsman on April 4, 2010
We usually blame the team when a project to go down the tubes. However, often management is really at fault for the failure.
By Michael Coté on March 31, 2010
If you’re in the market for hammers and silver-bullets, simplicity is a pretty good one.
By Michael Krigsman on March 17, 2010
A new report by IT failures expert and author, Phil Simon, takes a deep analytical dive into a failure at a major hospital system. It is currently available for free download.
By Michael Krigsman on March 8, 2010
Few subjects are as controversial, emotionally charged, and fraught with misunderstanding as establishing blame for failed IT projects.
By Michael Krigsman on March 1, 2010
Gridlock and denial, both related to lack of consensus among team members, are among the most significant and common problems on many IT projects.
Posted in Trends & Concepts | Tagged CIO issues, Consensus, denial, enterprise software, gridlock, Information technology, IT issues, project management, Project strategy, Project team, Standing Ovation Problem, sugarcrm | 1 Response
By Michael Krigsman on February 24, 2010
Prima donnas — folks whose apparent skill is matched only by their poor attitude and arrogance — are a plague we tolerate only out of necessity.
Posted in Business, Featured Posts | Tagged CIO issues, Consulting, Cultural issues, Human Capital Management, Human resources, Information technology, IT issues, Management, Prima donna, project management, Team, Team Management, Workforce Management | 3 Responses