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Leading independent technology consultant, and author of the landmark and very hands on book Why New Systems Fail: An Insider's Guide to Successful IT Projects, Phil Simon, describes why so many technology initiatives fail for so many companies. Phi Simon points out that an alarming three out of five new IT projects fail. Some miss deadlines, others exceed their initial budgets, some fail to produce expected results, while others experience major problems almost immediately. Phil Simon understands that things don't have to be that way for new IT projects. He shares ideas for creating the necessary framework to ensure success, including the right tools and insights that are proven in the real world. Learn the root causes of IT systems failures, and discover how to prevent problems from derailing your new IT system project.

Phil Simon is my internet radio show guest on Blog Business Success; hosted live on BlogTalkRadio.

The show airs live on Thursday, September 29, at 8:00 pm Eastern Time; 5:00 pm Pacific Time.

Leading independent technology consultant, and author of the landmark and very hands on book Why New Systems Fail: An Insider's Guide to Successful IT Projects, Phil Simon, describes why so many technology initiatives fail for so many companies. You will learn:

* Why so many IT system implementations fail

* How to plan a new IT system project for success

* Why getting everyone in the organization on board is critical

* How to keep the new IT system operating smoothly

Phil Simon (photo left) s the author of the The New Small: How a New Breed of Small Businesses Is Harnessing the Power of Emerging Technologies (Motion, 2010),Why New Systems Fail: An Insider's Guide to Successful IT Projects (Cengage, 2010) and The Next Wave of Technologies (John Wiley & Sons, 2010).

A recognized technology expert, he consults companies on how to optimize their use of technology. His contributions have been featured on ZDNet, the American Express Open Forum, ComputerWorld, The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, ReadWriteWeb, abcnews.com, forbes.com, and many other sites.

While not consulting, Phil speaks about emerging trends and technologies. He also writes for a number of technology-oriented media outlets. He received a BS in policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University and a masters in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University.

My book review of Why New Systems Fail: An Insider's Guide to Successful IT Projects by Phil Simon.

My book review of The New Small: How a New Breed of Small Businesses Is Harnessing the Power of Emerging Technologies by Phil Simon.

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Let's talk with leading independent technology consultant, and author of the landmark and very hands on book Why New Systems Fail: An Insider's Guide to Successful IT Projects, Phil Simon, as he describes why so many technology initiatives fail for so many companies. Phi Simon points out that an alarming three out of five new IT projects fail. Some miss deadlines, others exceed their initial budgets, some fail to produce expected results, while others experience major problems almost immediately. Phil Simon understands that things don't have to be that way for new IT projects. He shares ideas for creating the necessary framework to ensure success, including the right tools and insights that are proven in the real world. Learn the root causes of IT systems failures, and discover how to prevent problems from derailing your new IT system project on Blog Business Success Radio.

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