Failures in Information System Development

27 Feb

Despite major progression in development of technology, failures still remain extremely common in information systems development. In my opinion, the reason for this is employees lack the intelligence to deal with the complexities of systems development. It is clear organizations fails to learn from their experience in systems development because of limits of intelligence organizational designs and educational barriers. Not only have many organization failed to learn, they have almost accepted failure. Since failure in information systems has become so common firms now accept and except poor performance.

According to this article: http://paul-hadrien.info/backup/LSE/IS%20470/litterature%20review/learning%20faliure.pdf , there are a number of learning activities that can help reduce project failure such as: knowledge management, learning incentives, organization redesign and IS education. Do ye think these are affective learning activities that could reduce project failure?let me know what ye think…

2 Responses to “Failures in Information System Development”

  1. sad111413042 February 28, 2013 at 12:06 am #

    I think it’s so strange that companies almost expect and factor in for such high failure levels! I say those would be effective but only if implemented correctly and monitored closely

  2. sad111708665 March 8, 2013 at 7:02 pm #

    …i like the opinions you have expressed here. yes, you are right, so many organisation just accept failure. thanks for your blog🙂

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