Does this sound familiar? You’re in the middle of designing—or worse, developing or implementing—your system, and you discover a missed requirement or a new stakeholder. Now you have to circle back. It is likely you will have to revise your design or plan to add a feature in a later iteration. Either way, you’ve lost time and money.
When 1 in 6 IT projects goes so badly it threatens the very existence of the company, project sponsors and managers must align IT with business value. Here are four key elements for structuring your next large-scale IT project for success.