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Top Ten Strategies for De-Risking Projects

Project Management has been somewhat tainted in recent years. Large expensive project failures hitting the headlines, usually focusing on how much money has been wasted as a result of termination or late delivery. IT project managers have historically measured projects on completion of planned tasks and monetary progress (the number of days completed out of a total project budget).

An IT project may look good on paper and in the labs, but fails when it reaches the real users and support organizations, and may need to be redesigned. The benefits of de-risking a project should be considered at the outset.

David Scott, the Kimble CTO talks to CBR about how he adopted a risk-based approach to project management when he was Delivery Director at Hitachi Consulting. This article includes his top ten strategies for de-risking projects. Click below to read more.