SOURCE: The Standish Group

October 15, 2009 13:00 ET

CHAOS Manifesto, a New Report From The Standish Group on Project Failure

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 15, 2009) - CHAOS Manifesto, a new report from The Standish Group, provides a deeper insight on why projects are failing and are less successful projects.

"CHAOS Manifesto is a summation of over a decade and half of work on project failure in 48 pages," says Jim Johnson, chairman of The Standish Group. "The new report is based on our CHAOS Research Project, DARTS, and the EPPM study on project management best practices and other research programs."

"This is the latest up-to-date information that focuses on issues and trends in the IT project management community and it is well organized and accentuated with full-color charts and graphs," says Jim Crear, Standish Group CIO. "The report features the latest CHAOS numbers, CHAOS factors for Success, and100 Most Important PM Best Practices. It also has 48 data charts, but more importantly it is the latest thought leadership on project delivery that will benefit my peers in the IT industry."

About The Standish Group International, Inc. Since 1985 The Standish Group, the leader in spotting future trends, has been helping end users and vendors of technology solutions prepare for the future. Standish's cumulative research encompasses 15 years of data on why projects succeed or fail, representing more than 70,000 completed IT projects. Through CHAOS University, The Standish Group has hosted almost 500 specially designed workshops, as well as focus groups, project assessments, project group therapy sessions, and executive retreats that focus on particular issues of project management.

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