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Enterprise Project Governance: A Guide to the Successful Management of Projects Across the Organization by David L Pells, Luiz Rocha, Paul C Dinsmore

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CHAPTER11EPG for Different Types ofProjects

The governance of projects is required in all types of organizations. The applicable EPG concepts have been explained in earlier chapters, and the case of partnering contracts has been addressed in detail in Chapter 10. Because industries have peculiarities, this chapter focuses on projects whose approaches differ from the conventional ones used in capital expenditure ventures: information technology (IT), research and development (R&D), and organizational change.

Information Technology

Governance in information technology projects came into focus in the early 1990s, when executives identified the need to align IT projects with corporate direction. This was dramatically illustrated in 1994 when the ...

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