Reaching Success through Best Project Management Practices

The Common IT Project Challenges and Best Practices

As indicated in the OPM3 article, the main challenges within IT projects is the issue of time and budgetary (Project Management Institute, n.d.). The article states that the consumers have created a mindset for late delivery of IT projects, especially government linked IT projects. Clark (2014) explains that IT projects should be undertaken based on stakeholder requirements. To control these challenges and improve performance, all the IT project team members should align themselves with the latest project management principles, credentials and other important IT project management tools. This would enhance customer confidence, trust, and working relationships with an IT project management firm, thereby, boosting team performance as well as restoring consumer confidence and trust.

Consequently, insufficient project mandate is another challenge of IT projects. A project mandate is a program blueprint that allows IT projects to...