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Business agility and IT project success factors: Book chapter download

A sneak peek at CIO Niel Nickolaisen's book on business agility and project success using models to measure purpose and risk, then assign priority and resources accordingly.

If you have read any of CIO Niel Nickolaisen's columns, then Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility expands on some familiar ground. Among the models that he and his co-authors offer up to prioritize projects and then assign the right resources is his purpose alignment model of determining whether a project will create market differentiation for your company and thus merit top-notch talent and expenditure.

Other models in the book offer ways to assess levels of uncertainty and complexity, plus techniques for reducing those attributes and/or assigning the right resources to reduce risk and enable the desired outcome. Here, we offer you the first chapter.

 Right-click to download this chapter from Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility. For more information, please visit the publisher site: Safari Books Online subscribers can access the book here:

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