Sponsoring successful information systems projects by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu: Steven Wakefield and Warren Marett
By: Wakefield, Steven.
Contributor(s): Marett, Warren.Series: Professional Development course paper (Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand). Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand 1997Description: 38 p. : ill. 30 cm.ISBN: 1877181536.ISSN: 1173 9851.Subject(s): INFORMATION SYSTEMS | PROJECT MANAGEMENT | INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY | MANAGEMENT | COMPUTERS | COMPUTER SOFTWARE | RISK MANAGEMENT | INFORMATION SYSTEMS
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INTRODUCTION: Learning objectives ; Overview and background ; Contents ; INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECTS: Overview of IS projects ; Sponsors and managers ; The project environment ; The information systems environment ; Sourcing an IS solution ; Software and hardware selection projects ; Software development projects ; Soliciting and evaluating proposals ; PROJECT SUCCESS FACTORS AND RISKS: Critical success factors for projects ; Leadership ; Planning ; Managing expectations ; Project staffing and organisation ; Ongoing control ; Change management ; Quality management ; Change control ; Resource constraints ; Risks in projects ; PROJECT PARTICIPANTS: Project organisation ; Project sponsor ; Project manager ; Project team ; Communication ; DEVELOP THE PROJECT PROPOSAL: Develop the objectives, scope and approach ; Develop the project proposal ; Develop the work plan ; PREPARE FOR THE PROJECT ; EXECUTE THE PROJECT PLAN ; CLOSE AND REVIEW THE PROJECT ; SUMMARY OF CRITICAL COMPONENTS
Many computer systems projects are delivered late, suffer cost overruns, or fail to meet their business goals. This course is intended for executives responsible for sponsoring, managing or overseeing an information system implementation.