A&G’s recently concluded 2011 Annual Survey reveals that EA groups are actively engaged in a wide range of initiatives that will have business impact well into 2012 and beyond. The data also reveals that these groups are having influence beyond their traditional IT focus.
Today most companies do not do a good job of managing multiple service provider engagements. This can be troublesome as service providers have become more adept at providing multiple IT and BPO services to companies, which often include vendor-type relationships for hardware and software sales as well.
Software projects rarely come in both on time and on budget, leading to dissatisfied end users. It’s much easier to satisfy one of these conditions by working according to your original plan or adapting to the changing needs of your users. Satisfying both requires a certain amount of prescience.