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Does new and exciting technology require a new and exciting approach to project management? In our experience, it’s far better to apply classic principles of project delivery best practice. If you want to make sure your IT investments deliver value for your business, it helps to stay old school when you’re assessing, managing and implementing it.
It’s all too easy to get carried away with new developments and opportunities in the inherently fast moving world of IT. Technologies can promise much, and deliver a great deal, too. But you can pay a high price in wasted time, effort and money if you fall for the wrong solution at the wrong time, or try to implement the right solution in the wrong way. How do you navigate the risks and complexities, while not missing out on the undoubted opportunities to turn technology to your business’s advantage?
You might think that new project management techniques are required to tackle new IT prospects and projects. But often it’s the classic qualities of good old-fashioned project planning and management that make the vital difference.
Drawing on our experience of helping clients successfully plan and deliver major complex IT projects and programmes, here are a few tips that have stood the test of time to become classic best practice:
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