On-line, On-time, On-budget: Titanic Lessons for the e-business Executive
Mark Kozak-HollandISBN: 1931182345;
Titanic?s maiden voyage was a disaster waiting to happen as a result of the compromises made in the project. This book by IBM Senior e-business Consultant, Mark Kozak-Holland, explores how non-IT executives can take lessons from a nuts-and-bolts construction project like Titanic and use those lessons to ensure the right approach to developing on-line operations. Looking at this historical project as a model will prove to be incisive as it cuts away the layers of IT jargon and complexity. On-line On-time On-budget is about delivering IT projects in a world where on-time and on-budget is not enough. You need to be on-line--connecting to the Internet and dealing with the 24-by-7 expectations of your customers and partners. It will help you successfully maneuver through the ice floes of IT project management in an industry with a notoriously high project failure rate. This book outlines the stages involved in creating mission critical e-business services and the underlying...
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