Even if our resumes and LinkedIn profiles portray us as superhuman, we all fail. And nowhere are those failures more apparent than on some of the big IT projects we lead and manage.
The important question is: How quickly can we fail at something before we make a big investment in it? Failing fast, one of the themes of InformationWeek’s upcoming report on IT project management, is a practice that can save an organization millions of dollars.
Alex Adamopoulos, CEO of Emergn, a project portfolio management consultancy whose customers include British Airways and BT, says he has seen millions of dollars spent on projects before organizations muster the will to declare them a failure.