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7 Steps to Recover a Failing Project

J. Frank Carr provides these 7 steps to recover projects that are failing. Carr — writing from the experiences of a programmer — provides matter-of-fact arguments for each step, citing personal experience and veteran know-how. Listing steps including reviews of project feasibility, importance and cost, Carr’s 7 steps are a good reminder that failing projects don’t necessarily need to become failed projects.

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Comment Date: 2011-11-17 08:47:15
Comment Author: James Kemp
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The nice thing about articles like these is that their application is not limited to IT projects. I inherited a large conduit and cable construction job some years ago that I should have stopped on the spot for design issues. At the time, I let the construction manager talk me out of it. Never again…

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Richard Wood has been the publisher of CAI's Accelerating IT Success newsletter since its inception in 2011. A Marketing Major at Cal Poly Pomona he has been working with Computer Aid since 2001. He can be reached at

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