Monthly Archives: February 2016


‘Local optimisation projects deliver shareholder value’ True or false? 0

In my previous post I demonstrated a method for identifying a root cause using the data from the Standish Chaos report as an example. This analysis suggested that the causes proposed in the report itself were symptomatic of a much deeper cause . The cause I proposed was that the organisation doesn’t know why change is necessary. […]


Project Management Failures – Standish (Chaos) report 2015 0

The Standish (Chaos)  report has been published for a number of years now and it is always a sobering read for those involved in project management and in particular, projects involving computer technology.  Of particular note is that there has been no significant change in the statistics quoted below since the mid 90’s. For those […]