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When a company seeks to make IT a business enabler, IT project management is an interactive, engaging activity. Every small project rolls up into a program. Each project program then rolls up to the larger business objectives and should map to the overall business strategy of the company. Before anyone takes a single step toward project planning, the project value must be determined relative to other project opportunities in a value matrix. By managing IT projects in this manner, every application, service, tool, or device deployed can be justified. Conversely, employees considering deploying rogue tools because “they prefer them” are stopped before they can do any measurable damage to the company, its reputation, brand, o...

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