The Seven Deadly Sins of IT Procurement (Part I)
Conclusion: Most major IT procurement activity is oriented around acquiring software or services, the impacts of which are likely to have profound, organisation-wide consequences. As such, the cost of making mistakes, or indeed making poor choices, can be extremely high. Some of the consequences may include one or more of the following:
Business benefits not being realised;
Budgets being exceeded;
Project execution times being extended; and
Organisational reputation being damaged.