Change Management in Information System Development and Implementation Projects
Publication Year: 2010
Journal: Journal of Management Information Systems
As demonstrated by numerous research studies, a major number of information system development and implementation projects tend to end in failure. As an inevitable factor of contemporary business operations, changes make a strong impact on the success of a project. As changes are inevitable, it is essential to identify them in advance, if possible, and manage them in an appropriate manner. Change management is a vital component of information system development and implementation projects, and, in addition to risk management and appropriate methodologies, increases the chances for success of a project.