Why Do Most Technology Projects Fail?

Posted on August 4, 2015. Filed under: Consulting/Contracting, Engineering, Healthcare IT, Manufacturing, Product Development, Programming, Software Development, Technology, Work Issues |

tech projectsFor the past few years now, I have been running an annual poll on Polldaddy asking this question of my connections in tech:

Year after year, the number #1 response is “Poor requirements gathering and analysis.” Currently, it is running away with ~42% of the vote.

What say you? Do you agree with the 42% or do you think there are other more pressing reasons? Love to have you contribute!

Stephen Van VreedeAbout Stephen—-

Stephen Van Vreede is not your average IT/technical résumé writer. He provides career strategy and concierge job search solutions for senior (15+ years) (ITtechExec) and up-and-coming (NoddlePlace) (5-15 years) tech and technical operations leaders. Stephen and his team focus on building simplified, targeted, and certain career move campaigns, be it an external search or an internal promotion. He is co-author of UNcommon with career development leader Brian Tracy (out June 11, 2015). Contact Stephen directly at Stephen@ittechexec.com or send him an invite at https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenvanvreede. To see whether Stephen and his team are a good fit for you, take their free (and anonymous) 1-minute compatibility quiz, Is the ITtechExec Approach a Good Match for You? Also, feel free to take his complimentary resume self-assessment quiz, How Certain Can You Be About Your Technical Resume? You might be surprised by what you find out!

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