Software development: 7 factors for guaranteed failure

Do you know that? The project manager reports on his project for weeks and months. Of course, the classic status light should not be missing. And this stands up constantly Green: everything OK. But one day the traffic light changes suddenly Red! Consequently, a very unpleasant reappraisal process begins for those responsible. Most of the time, the first question is about the guilty, the second about the causes, and only then is one devoted to the possible solutions.

Using the statistics from the Standish Group from 2015, this is exactly the scenario that occurs every day in the conference rooms of IT operations around the world. Because just 29% of all software development projects are successful, the rest fail completely (19%) or only went live with restrictions (52%). More than 2/3 of all projects do not achieve their planned goal: diverse optimization options!