Better Business Cases – Are They?

Formal, standardised business cases used to be common only for larger investments. Now, NZ state sector agencies use the Better Business Cases (BBC) format for smaller, internal and less-visible proposals. The current investment threshold is $15m in whole-of-life costs. BBC must be used for any new Crown projects. It is also mandatory for anything deemed…

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IT Project Success – it’s about the tech, right?

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Procurement is done. Your organisation has chosen a new ERP system or other core system or upgrade.  The vendor tells you the project steps and key dates. All set to go? …. Not just yet. IT project success depends on more than the core technology. Ask these questions up front: 5 questions to ask before you…

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