By Jeff Cline A 1995 Standish Group survey of 365 respondents spanning 8,380 software applications showed that only 16 percent of software development projects finished on time and on budget; 31 percent were canceled; and the remaining 53 percent overran costs by an average of 189 percent.
By Joseph A. Horvath A pharmaceutical company finds ways to turn required documentation into tools for improving how work gets done. Because of their potential to affect human health, biopharmaceutical companies are highly regulated. Among the regulations with which they must comply are those that set standards for conducting laboratory studies, clinical trials, manufacturing, […]
By Christie Dowling, Alexandra Gerbasi, and Vic Gulas The energy of outstanding performers can be measured. It’s no surprise that success in project-based organizations is driven by how well project teams perform. The quality of performance depends not only on the demands of the project but on the team makeup and dynamics.