White Paper Reveals Top Nine Reasons Why Process Initiatives Fail

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Windward announces a white paper, IT Process Reality Check, which demonstrates how embracing process improvement in a tough economy can be seen as a cost savings measure. False starts and wasted time and money are preventable when process improvement initiatives are initiated – Windward discusses the top nine reasons why these process initiatives failed and what can be done to prevent them in the future.

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Process improvements can play a critical role in these competing objectives, and bring long-term benefit in how IT organizations align objectives with corporate strategy.

Windward IT Solutions, the pioneer in Service-Centric IT solutions, announces a white paper, IT Process Reality Check, which addresses process improvements and the direct relationship with efficiency inside IT, particularly in today’s tough economy.

“For over 15 years in this business, we have seen the pace of business accelerate dramatically. Moreover, IT has been pressed to transform from a technology-centric to a business or service-centric organization, while dealing with increased pressure to reduce costs,” said Windward CEO and Founder Sean McDermott. “Process improvements can play a critical role in these competing objectives, and bring long-term benefit in how IT organizations align objectives with corporate strategy.”

Top Nine Reasons Why Process Initiatives Fail:

  •          Poor expectation setting
  •          Lack of balance
  •          No consensus building
  •          Lack of automation
  •          Inadequate leadership commitment or executive sponsorship
  •          Lack of practical training
  •          Planning and documentation stagnation
  •          Process zeal
  •          Attempt to outsource implementation

Take a look at the top nine reasons that these process initiatives fail and what can be done to prevent them in the future at: http://www.windwardits.com/white-papers/.

About Windward IT Solutions
Founded in 1997, Windward IT Solutions is at the forefront of service-centric IT. With strategic consulting, unparalleled technical expertise, and our proven Windward Service-Centric IT Roadmap, we help our clients align the core competencies of process, organization, information, and technology to effectively address business and mission priorities. Windward offers a proven set of technology-independent solutions focused on the three core disciplines of Service-Centric IT – Service Management, Infrastructure Management, and Operations Management – to help our clients plan and deliver high-impact IT services. Windward is headquartered in Herndon, VA. More information on the company can be found online at: http://www.windwardits.com.

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