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Puzzled by Projects?

  • Steven M. Stone
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Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)

Abstract

At the core of digital transformation is an intertwined series of technology and business projects. Stone examines why projects fail and the steps needed to mitigate the risk of failure. He addresses the need for strong project ownership, staffing for success, selecting the right partners and solutions, and positioning each project for successful execution. Stone completes this discussion by stressing the importance of changing from traditional project mindsets to building digital platforms to enable agility and extensibility.

References

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  3. Stone, S. A. (2018). Retail industry digital adoption survey. Charlotte, NC: NSU Technologies, LLC and Cathy Hotka & Associates, LLC.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven M. Stone
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  1. 1.NSU Technologies, LLCDenverUSA

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