IT-Project-management differs from construction project-management basically in a different stakeholders’ mentality, in a different focus on the goal and in the way the results shall to be used.
Why do many IT-projects fail?
Organise and Synchronise!
A FM Consultant has to serve as a translator and mediator between the several parties, helping them understand the project goals, the advantages of every aspect in every single step and every period of the life cycle.
The implementation of a software as a main goal of an IT-project is normally determined to have a significantly shorter life-cyle than a building. The focus of software projects is primarily on the enhancement of the processes and therefore on a simplification of the work-flow, which is expected by the users. That is the reason why users are more intensively involved in the projects and this way the users are contributing to the outcome and the result of the whole project.