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Why Projects Fail - The OGC View
 
 

The OGC (Office of Government Computing) Statement.

The OGC have said that the common causes for project failure are:

 

 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Lack of clear links between the project and the organisation's key strategic priorities,  including agreed measures of success.
 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Lack of clear senior management and Ministerial ownership and leadership.
 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Lack of effective engagement with stakeholders.
 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Lack of skills and proven approach to project management and risk management.
 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Too little attention to breaking development and implementation into manageable steps.
 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Evaluation of proposals driven by initial price rather than long term value for money (especially securing delivery of business benefits).
 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Lack of understanding of, and contact with, the supply industry at senior levels in the  organisation.
 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Lack of effective project team integration between clients, the supplier team and the supply chain.
 



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