Managing IT Projects: Lessons Learnt from the Construction Sector

Indrajit Wijegunaratne, Kolitha Dassanayake, Robert Eadie

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The previous chapter discussed, with the help of illustrative examples, the key elements of a large Information Technology (IT) program of work. These elements critically influence its success or failure. This chapter examines these experiences comparing the key factors with comparable programs of work in an older and more mature industry, construction, where the management discipline is expected to be equally advanced in terms of maturity. As the previous chapter discussed large and complex works, this chapter also focuses on similar initiatives…
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationManaging Information Technology Projects
Subtitle of host publicationBuilding a Body of Knowledge in IT Project Management
EditorsSrinath Perera, Robert Eadie
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing
Number of pages32
ISBN (Electronic)9789811240591
ISBN (Print)9789811240577
Publication statusPublished online - 27 Mar 2023

Publication series

NameDomain-Specific Bodies of Knowledge in Project Management
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing
ISSN (Print)2811-0889


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