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Obstacles to Project Management

As you could guess, there are many things that could negatively impact your project or cause it to be dropped after initiation. Here are a few common ones that come to mind:

As bettermanagement.com points out, there are things we can do to limit our susceptibility to obstacles:

With IT projects another large issue is definition of requirements. As a matter in fact for technology and IT related projects requirements planning could almost be considered a project area in and of itself. After all, faulty requirements up front will lead to a outcome that does not satisfy actual needs. There is a tendency to use technology for technologies sake, when instead technology should only be used when it serves a clear purpose.