The IT world is fascinating inside and out. Every year, new technologies come to the market to much appeal and praise, from phones to computers to cybersecurity programs. However, what people do not see covered in the press as much are the IT projects that do not make it big. A realty of the technology world is that projects fail every year - many projects. Furthermore, government entities, who one would think had all tools necessary to launch a successful IT project, have a long list of failed IT projects. The role of the project manager has become crucial in recent years as IT projects and their subsequent uses are becoming a cornerstone for businesses and their successes.
In this book, you will learn about failed government projects, from the recent HealthCare.gov to the Pentagon's massive accounting system, DEAMS, as well as reasons for governments having so many failed IT projects and lessons learned to help prevent future failures.