McKinsey in the Harvard Business Review
75% of IT project leaders believe their projects are “doomed from the start. 38% cite confusion around team roles & responsibilities
"If the service provider and the client aren't working as a team, cancel the project and save yourself a ton of time, money and angst“
However, a chronic failure of these methodologies is their erroneous presumption that positive collaboration between a systems integrator and a client project team will naturally occur. It won't.
“..one in six of the projects we studied was a black swan with a cost overrun of 200%, on average, and a schedule overrun of almost 70%."
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"97% of employees and executives believe lack of alignment within a team impacts the outcome of a task or project.
86% of employees and executives cite lack of collaboration or ineffective communication for workplace failures"
While project failure in the enterprise applications world has been commonplace for too long a time, clients and service providers rely on ever-evolving project methodologies as a panacea.