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The Evidence regarding Failed Projects


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The links in this zone are to publically available information on project failures, analysis of those such projects and advice regarding avoiding project failures

My observations are that the analysis of failed projects and most of the advice on how to avoid a failed project are sadly inadequate.

Most of the blame can be attributed to the requirements gathering approach. My view is that the real cause is the use of requirements to define the problem and solution.

This site explains my position and puts forward an alternative approach.


Links from Home Page

The most important thing to get right is the approach, the strategy
The complexity of modern enterprises and the technology they use are increasing rapidly
Some background on my philosophy and approach to problem solving are available here.
Here is some information about articles and papers I have published
I have a blog which relates to this sie and which references material it contains

The Evidence

Library of failed projects
Reports on why projects fail
Estimates of the cost of failed projects

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