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How Not to Run an IT Project: A Case Study

Posted December 31, 2009 | Technology |

In March 2009, a major hospital system -- which we will call NEP -- began a multimillion-dollar IT project. The objective: to replace its hodgepodge of legacy back-office systems with one integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution and a single database housing all enterprise information.

About The Author
Phil Simon is an independent technology consultant and a dynamic public speaker for hire. He focuses on the intersection of business and technology. Phil is the author of two books: Why New Systems Fail and The Next Wave of Technologies. He maintains a blog, writes for a number of technology media outlets, and hosts the podcast Technology Today. In 2002, after six years of related corporate experience, he started his company with the intent of… Read More
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