Four Steps to Effective IT Project & Programme Management

Many factors contribute to project success. My experience in Project and Programme Management, which includes multi-million pound strategic recruitment projects, running sales, marketing, PR and scale-up projects, in addition to various IT systems implementations, has given me a great insight on how to run successful projects.

The research conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers exposed that an astonishing 97% of organisations believe Project Management is critical to business performance and organisational success. PMI’s paper: ‘The high cost of low performance’ discovered that high-performing organizations successfully complete 89% of their projects, while low performers complete only 36%.

The project management landscape is changing and many strategic projects and programmes are delivered in a more complex and uncertain environment. Organisations drive to be more competitive and efficient. Projects often fail due to the inability of many Project Managers to successfully apply the project management methodologies and techniques. This paper discusses the factors that have an impact on the successful project’s delivery and identifies which processes should be undertaken.

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About the Author:

Paulina Newman – MBA MA MCMI Prince2
Paulina is a Programme Manager at AlfaPeople UK, working on multiple projects across a range of industry verticals including Higher Education, Managed Services and High Tech. Paulina ensures that AlfaPeople delivers excellent customer service and that clients’ requirements are met. Paulina is highly qualified in Project Management and an asset in the delivery of successful project delivery within the AlfaPeople team.

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