Business Case

A global  survey of IT projects in 212 companies in 21 countries  reported the following significant findings
Projects stopped before launch 30%
Projects with budget overrun 40%
Projects that are being delayed 50%
Projects delivering real benefits 30%
Bennet p. Lientz and Lee Larssen, 2006, Risk Management for IT Projects, Routledge
The larger the project, the smaller the chance for obtaining success. As few as 2% of big projects  (more than $10 million) are realized within schedule and budgetCHAOS MANIFESTO – The laws of CHAOS and the CHAOS 100 best PM practices, 2010, The Standish Group