Enterprise Software Project Risk

Executive Summary Often it is proposed that lying is not lying in the software space because of the logic of caveat emptor. Second, that lying is a particular feature and a necessary component of capitalism. Introduction The 2002 movie Catch Me If You Can is ...
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What This Article Covers The Truth About the Software RFP The Peculiar Match of the Software RFP to Oracle or SAP The Greatest Software RFP of All Time IBM Will Look Out for IBM Introduction The RFP is a common feature of software selections. In ...
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Executive Summary What are the major influences for Brightwork Research & Analysis? What everyone can learn from Dutch thought. Introduction Sometimes I am asked what are the influences that make up the background for the research at Brightwork. In this article we will cover them ...
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Executive Summary We cover the risk model we use to assign risk to applications. This risk model is made up of components that are combined to create an overall score. Introduction In order to manage risk, it is important to define the most important components ...
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What This Article Covers Implementation Company Preparedness Data Management Preparedness Who Can Perform Preparedness Evaluations? Introduction Implementing companies often are driven to purchase a particular application because it has specific functionality that the company desires to access. Sometimes the individuals that are part of the ...
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Executive Summary  Many factors conspire against realistic and accurate estimates of IT project duration estimates. We cover who has input to the estimate and how their bias impacts the estimate. Introduction For software buyers, they face a significant amount of information that causes underestimation of ...
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What This Article Covers Getting the Basics How To Perform IT Risk Management Introduction To understand how to manage IT project risks, we must first level set on what we mean by risk. First, there are many different degrees of success of failure on a ...
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What This Article Covers Strategy 7: Support Staffing Level Planning The Validity of the Hypothesis The Reality of Support Staffing Introduction After a detailed analysis of this topic, it is clear that the standard approaches to managing risk on enterprise software selection and implementations such as hiring a ...
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What This Article Covers Strategy 6: Low Support Staffing and Outsourcing The Validity of the Hypothesis The Reality of Support and Outsourcing Introduction After a detailed analysis of this topic, it is clear that the standard approaches to managing risk on enterprise software selection and implementations ...
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Executive Summary Many companies think that by using a large prime contractor they mitigate risk. Large prime contracts more often increase project risk. Introduction After a detailed analysis of this topic, it is clear that the standard approaches to managing risk on enterprise software selection ...
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Executive Summary Many companies think that by using a large consulting firm they mitigate risk. The truth is large consulting firms more often increase project risk. Introduction After a detailed analysis of this topic, it is clear that the standard approaches to managing risk on ...
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What This Article Covers Purchasing More Software From One Software Vendor The Validity of the Hypothesis What is Promised by SAP in Integration Introduction After a detailed analysis of this topic, it is clear that the standard approaches to managing risk on enterprise software selection ...
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Executive Summary It is often presented that risk is reduced by buying from the largest software vendors. This article explains why buying from large software vendors actually increases risk. Introduction After a detailed analysis of this topic, it is clear that the standard approaches to ...
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What This Article Covers Common Issues with Books on IT Project Risk Experience with IT Project Entities Implementation Risk Management Versus Software Development Risk Management Introduction As with all my books I perform a comprehensive literature review before I begin writing any book. One of ...
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Executive Summary Projects do not have a risk percentage applied to them in the project planning stages. Companies tend to prefer to assume that all IT projects will be successful. Introduction It should go without saying that implementation success and implementation timelines are probabilistic. Enterprise ...
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