Change and delivery 2: managingIT-based business innovations
‘There are three routes to failure – gambling, sex and technology: “Of these gambling is quickest, sex the most pleasurable, but technology the most certain”’. French President Pompidou.
‘By all means specify a time, by all means state a budget, but never do both at the same time’. Old project manager's advice on achieving perceived success.
‘There are only six things that can go wrong with a project. The problem is that it's a different six each time’. Senior Manager, financial services company.
In the previous chapter we located technology innovation in a broader ...