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TRIZ Potential for IT Projects

  • Monika WoźniakEmail author
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Abstract

The article has been inspired by over a decade of the author’s studies concerning the reasons for failures of IT projects. The studies were based on both the author’s own research projects and a systematic review of reports and literature on the topic. As the success rate of IT projects and of the use of IT system functionalities within organizations is rather low, it appears worthwhile to undertake a multifaceted search for the causes of this phenomenon and for the opportunities to improve the situation. Being a method of systematic problem solving correlated with innovation, TRIZ addresses both these issues. The present article discusses the arguments for the implementation of TRIZ in IT projects and the benefits thereof. Moreover, it presents the IT TRIZ solution as an opportunity to enhance the effectiveness of IT projects—the IT project implementation path with inherent modifications of business processes and the TRIZ-supported creation of an IT system for seamless operations of the organization.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business InformaticsUniversity of GdańskGdańskPoland

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