No one sets out to screw up a program – but it happens. And the same deadly problems crop up time after time. Will your business-critical programs deliver the benefits you want? How can you know?
Business transformation programs typically come up every five years or so for one of two reasons. They either solve a problem – like turning around an underperforming business or they exploit an opportunity – like entering a new market or launching new products.
But did you know about two-thirds of transformation programs collapse?
Of the remaining ‘successes’, most are late, cost considerably more, and don’t deliver what the company wants.
No one sets out to screw up a program – but it happens. And the same deadly problems crop up time after time.
Sadly, program execution is a core in-capability for many businesses these days – rather than a core capability.
We released this animated video, ‘Making Program Execution A Core Capability’, in January 2015. It demonstrates where the most significant blunders stem from and the five key signs to watch out for.
After you’ve seen it, you’ll probably think it’s not a huge head-scratcher. But with so many capable executives around, you will certainly wonder why these destructive patterns keep resurfacing.
They’re so “obvious.”
This is proven stuff from respected veterans of execution success – direct, no fluff, no nonsense.