Large IT projects are notoriously doomed to failure. So what are some of the warning signs?
7. Your CTO makes technology decisions by reading Gartner reports or what his CTO buddies think is cool this month.
6. You pay an outsource company by-the-hour to do your development work, but they're not bound to a deadline. Or a budget.
5. The budget for your project is measured in "millions", and timescale in "years".
4. You have so many business analysts, you just refer to them as "BA's"
3. The majority of staff on the project don't work for your company or organisation.
2. You have, proportionally, more consultants or business analysts working on the project than developers.
1. Someone in the project has the title "Lead Business Analyst".