Here are six recommendations for keeping your projects in line during holiday disruptions.
Holiday flux is a shining example of the benefits of project and business agility. Implementing project portfolio management and reaching out for lines of communication can give projects breathing room if and when there are bumps in the road. Software industry executive Kevin Kern writes: Often, business priorities change, and when they do IT has to adapt without much notice. To mitigate disruption and confusion, IT management should always endeavor to find, and partner with, a functional business liaison who will advocate on ITs behalf. Project prioritization can be the most difficult challenge facing IT and the most misunderstood by the business.