JA Flinn (in real life)
Success – for those that feel that a grade of ‘C’ is not enough.
Business-IT projects and success.
The focus is on the systems that create success:
- the rational side: research and data, finance, processes
- the human side: performance, motivation, people
- the intangibles: values, direction, time and dynamics.
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Author Archives: JFlinn
The Asian Banker June 2011 (print edition), June 14 (online edition)… Joanne Flinn, author of “The Success Healthcheck for IT Projects”, feels that the cost of failure of new IT projects is too much for banks to continue delaying much-needed … Continue reading
Joanne Flinn speaks ‘On Success’ at the Asian Banker Summit in HK on April 6th 2011 to the Technology and Innovations Conference. The key questions answered in the presentation were: How do we avoid failure? How much do we write-off … Continue reading
Joanne Flinn is invited to contribute to Oxford’s 3rd Futures Forum held at Oxford University in April 2011.
Joanne Flinn presents a Keynote and Master Class to the ACMP’s first conference – held in sunny South Africa, delegates represented all corners of the globe.
How do we really measure customer satisfaction? ~ on IT projects! Clearly not, I deduced as this particular person marched off. The waiter stood there looking perplexed. It was a busy day, hot and crowded. I turned to my companion … Continue reading
We count cost to life and limb on a building project yet strangely not on IT projects I was walking past the Marina Sands site in Singapore on the phone to a friend. At several billion dollars in design, man … Continue reading
‘You aren’t really trying’, ‘I don’t know why I bother!’ ~ the relationship was deteriorating. How often have you seen IT (or other projects) deteriorate as a result of differences in intent between various parts of the business, customers and IT? Continue reading
‘Will you marry me?’ I asked as we finished our dinner. He’d cooked, I’d enjoyed. ‘Go for it’ I’d been encouraged, ‘but don’t be surprised if …’ The ultimate complex long-term personal project, marriage seems to have more success than business-IT projects: 15 per cent are in dire shape, 51 per cent are challenged. Few are real stars. The question: how Continue reading
What this is about, and why I’m out here connecting with you. Business transformation through successful projects is what I do – been doing it for 20 years. I’ve been changing as a person too. As some great person once … Continue reading
The Book. Wiley 2010. Forthcoming. The Success Healthcheck for IT Projects is a practical real life based approach for executives and IT project managers who are committed to successful projects. It shows where good projects need to look if they … Continue reading