We are uniquely placed to see the common pitfalls affecting the IT and software development projects that our tool has performed risk assessments for.
A total of 2 risk assessments have been performed since Sunday, 10 November 2019.
The risk ratings given in the assessments were distributed as follows.
The following risks were found to be most prevalent across all assessments.
|Fixed delivery date and fixed budget with no contingency||Delivery Management||100%|
|Reputational damage if the system does not work correctly||Reputational Risk||100%|
|Multiple suppliers involved in delivering the project||Procurement & Supplier Management||100%|
|External components or systems need to be ready||External Dependencies / 3rd Parties||100%|
|Issues experienced with the project||Delivery Management||100%|
|Project sponsor / commissioner is missing||Stakeholder Management||100%|
|Changes to business operations or structure||Business Readiness||100%|
|Project budget may be insufficient for the planned work||Programme Management||100%|
|Project progress and benefits realisation are unclear||Programme Management||50%|
|Political work environment that values consensus building over decision making||Organisational Culture||0%|