Some folks say that managers focus on doing things right, while leaders are focused on doing the right things.
Someone once said that if you want to make enemies, try to change something. It’s common for change management practitioners to view resistance to change as an irrational barrier to progress. Another school of thought is that resistance to change is a social process that can strengthen changes and help to eliminate undesirable change.
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Project managers have the toughest job; you’re pulled in a myriad of different directions trying to please management, your team and your clients. While you are often asked to perform miracles with tight turnaround times, it’s your head on the block when things don’t go according to plan.
Change is good. It’s also often hard. The status quo can be so much more comfortable. But to succeed in business, you must run toward change.
The phenomenon of “Big Data” exacerbates the tension between potential benefits and privacy risks by upping the ante on both sides of the equation. Any project can fail for any number of reasons: bad management, poor budget management, or just a lack of relevant skills. However, big data projects bring their own specific risks.
Large projects fail at an astonishing rate – more than 50%, by some estimates.