Status Go: Ep. 196 – Why Do IT Projects Fail?

Most IT projects fail. Depending on who you listen to, they fail between 70 and 90 percent of the time…and they have been failing at that rate for decades. Why? On this episode of Status Go, we sit down with John Thorp, an internationally recognized consultant and thought leader focused on helping businesses achieve value from their IT investments. John attributes the project failure rates to a labeling problem. He then goes much deeper into ways organizations can achieve a much higher success rate by implementing several key processes.

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About John Thorp

An internationally recognized thought leader in the field of value and benefits management with 60 years’ experience in the information management field, a frequent speaker, and author of The Information Paradox, John Thorp’s passions revolve around helping individuals, organizations and society realize value from digitally-enabled business and organizational change. In today’s age of digital exploration, realizing this value requires going beyond frameworks and methodologies – it will require a fundamental mindset shift around organizational governance, leadership, and management. John is a Fujitsu Consulting Fellow, a Fellow of the Innovation Value Institute, and the Institute for Digital Transformation.