Bridging Business & IT

Episode 2: The Biggest Problem with IT Projects

August 20, 2021 Dave Burrill and Dan Burrill Season 1 Episode 2
Bridging Business & IT
Episode 2: The Biggest Problem with IT Projects
Chapters
3:00
Enterprise IT project failure rates.
14:50
The costs of these failures.
20:00
The reason 75% of these failures happen.
34:15
What project governance models are missing.
42:00
It’s called a communication issue. It’s actually a function of silence.
46:00
Our brain doesn’t work the way we thought.
Bridging Business & IT
Episode 2: The Biggest Problem with IT Projects
Aug 20, 2021 Season 1 Episode 2
Dave Burrill and Dan Burrill

We take a deep dive into the nature of the divide between business and IT. We lay out our research on the frequency, costs and cause of roughly 75% of all enterprise IT failures. The primary cause is usually labeled a communications issue. It’s actually a function of silence. It’s the sum total of all the details the business forgets to share, all the questions IT never knows to ask, and all the assumptions they both make but never confirm.

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We take a deep dive into the nature of the divide between business and IT. We lay out our research on the frequency, costs and cause of roughly 75% of all enterprise IT failures. The primary cause is usually labeled a communications issue. It’s actually a function of silence. It’s the sum total of all the details the business forgets to share, all the questions IT never knows to ask, and all the assumptions they both make but never confirm.

Enterprise IT project failure rates.
The costs of these failures.
The reason 75% of these failures happen.
What project governance models are missing.
It’s called a communication issue. It’s actually a function of silence.
Our brain doesn’t work the way we thought.