you are right Mahugnon, IT and Business have to work hand in hand. IT cannot make business decisions without full involvement by business. There is no project undertaken by IT that is independent of the business as a whole.
you are right Karabo, The importance of the Governance of enterprise (GEIT) cannot be over emphasized. organizations Boards and executive management expect IT to deliver business value. ISACA has a certification exam named CGEIT – Certified in the Governance of IT, and I was shocked to find out that the exam was introduced in 2007, because it…[Read more]
That was a great idea Carabo, like Hanqing said, people are hostile to new things, I know a lot of people-especially the middle aged and the elderly – that would still rather go into the bank to withdraw money than use ATM’s (or even worse-do internet banking transactions).
It was smart he bank the gave phones and credit cards that had…[Read more]
Totally on point Iyana,
Ella and John, the COO and head of marketing, are bringing in “their representatives” While Sally will definitely be able to contribute to the project team, I wonder what Bob ill be bringing to the table, because nowhere does it mention even his position/title/anything within the company.
Management has to be on board…[Read more]
Good point lezlie,
I actually thought about that for a while, why would Jim want Juanita Lopez who is about 84 miles away, when Petrie Electronics has lots of stores in the same geographic location, why Juanita Lopez ? and now it makes some sense, Juanita Lopez is the store manager at one of the top stores, and can provide insight into issues…[Read more]
I think the most significant of the risk would be Competing Priorities / Schedule of Project Members, and this is also directly proportional to the risk of Poor Communication/ Project Member Disengagement.
Like I said earlier, Jim as the Project manager has to provide direction at every step of the project, so each team member knows what’s…[Read more]
Yes, and still on the issue of hidden cost, with outsourcing a business might end up spending more resources than is needed or expected.
If the software service received is not quality or has errors as might happen with softwares, a business might end up paying as much or more debugging and fixing the errors. To avoid this, project…[Read more]
Risks that may be augmented by outsourcing include:
The risk that the outsourcing company may go under or be taken over and the mother company may not have access to the source code for their software. (which is where the contracts in the outsourcing documents should have allowances for situations like this)
There is also the risk that the…[Read more]