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The Chief Skeptical Officer - A New C-Level Role

The Chief Skeptical Officer - A New C-Level Role

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Published by Alan McSweeney

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Published by: Alan McSweeney on Oct 18, 2011
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Chief Skeptical Officer –ANew C-Level Role
Alan McSweeney
October 18, 20112
Why Does This Happen?
The Big IdeaThe Big Failure
And Continue ToHappen Time andAgain?And What Can BeDone to Stop It?
ReducedFunctionalityRequiringManualWorkaroundsNot What IsWanted OrWhat WasRequired/EnvisagedToo LateToo ExpensiveHigh Cost Of OperationNot ScalableAnd/Or PoorPerformanceLack Of IntegrationRequiresRework OrReplacement
October 18, 20113
Spectrum Of Failures
Complete ProjectSuccess:On-time, On-budgetand DeliveringSpecified BenefitsProject Lateand/or OverBudgetMore Expensiveto Operate ThanPlannedPerformance and/orOperationalProblemsSpecifiedBusiness Benefitsand Savings NotDeliveredFunctionalityDelivered Does notMeet BusinessRequirementsSignificantReworkRequiredSolution LargelyUnused And/OrUnusableComplete ProjectFailure: Cancelled,Unused, Rejected
Increasing Frequency/Probability of Occurrence

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