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About 70% of technology projects fail. Best practices, skills and competencies have been improving for decades — so why do project still fail? Projects fail when, they solve the wrong problem, can’t find a good enough solution or over invest because of the psychological biases.

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Table of Contents

  1. The real reason enterprise IT projects fail and how to fix it
  2. Solve the right problem
  3. Find a good solution to the problem

Summary


Teams struggle to understand when a solution is good enough. They get stuck in endless development cycles trying to meet the arbitrary standards of insiders, causing schedules to slip, budgets to balloon and eventually projects to fail.

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Table of Contents

  1. The real reason enterprise IT projects fail and how to fix it
  2. Solve the right problem
  3. Find a good solution to the problem

What is a solution?

A solution is a direct antidote to the problem.

A Solution has three parts

  • It is a system
  • It does not rely on…


Teams don’t struggle with solving problems but figuring out what the problems are.

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Table of Contents

  1. The real reason enterprise IT projects fail and how to fix it
  2. Solve the right problem
  3. Find a good solution to the problem

Summary

A common misconception is that identifying the right problem is an innate ability that only a select few visionaries like Henry Ford or Steve Jobs possess. Their quotes,

“If I asked people…

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