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  • Project Management

  • Challenges

    • 90% of executives and project management experts say good project management is key to delivering successful results and gaining a competitive edge.
    • Project Managers spend 90% of their time communicating (ACS)
    • 81% of surveyed project managers consider leadership skills as the most important factor for managing complex projects (PMI)
    • Only 39% to 56% of projects are considered successful in meeting their time, budget and quality goals (Standish Group)
    • Only 16% of projects come in on time and on budget (Standish Group)
    • Initial planning is the most vital part of a project. The review of most failed projects indicates the disasters were well planned to happen from the start. (ACS)
    • Projects happen in two ways: 1) Planned and then executed or, 2) Executed, stopped, planned, and then executed. (ACS)
    • Requirement Defects account for 25% to 40% of the total budget - 50% of companies have insufficient resources to manage requirements properly

    Our Approach

    C2 project managers excel at partnering with clients, to provide world class project management consulting services and proven leadership and communication skills.  We embrace and have experience with leading methodologies including;

    • Project Management Institute (PMI)
    • Industry recognized best practices
    • Waterfall and Agile methodologies
    • C2 Hybrid Methodology

    Our approach ensures desired client business outcomes are achieved.  Planning is key. C2 places an emphasis on up-front planning using our past experience as a guide. We deliver the business benefits of your project in a more cost-effective manner. Experience make a difference. We employ consultants with an average of 10+ years of specific experience. We back up individual experience and skill with team support. C2 consultants have regular interaction with their peers and our PM leadership to gain insights and support that will save clients time and money.

    Business Analysis

    Challenges

    • 70% of all project failures are as a result of poor requirements
    • There is a 60% time and cost premium to be paid on projects with poor quality requirements
    • As projects get more interdepartmental and complex, the failure rate rises
    • It costs 80x more to fix defects after delivery, than at the requirements/specification stage
    • 74% of all companies have immature requirements practices
    • Large scale systems project fail with alarming regularity. A typical project over-ran its budget by 189% and over-ran its schedule by 222%
    • Average project has about 30% rework. This means that the budget money is spent redoing something that was thought to be complete
    • The average company with low requirements maturity wastes 34% of the organization’s IT development budget
    • 68% of companies simply did not use the necessary competency in requirements discovery at the start of their project to assure project success

    Our Approach

    C2 Business Analysts excel at determining the actual business problem(s) and help provide a solution by analyzing requirements for change. We embrace leading methods like;

    • International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
    • Project Management Institute (PMI)
    • Industry recognized best practices
    • Waterfall and Agile methodologies

    We ensure desired results and our clients business outcomes are achieved more efficiently. C2 believes requirements are key and we can show you how concentrated requirements discovery prior to project starts will drive success.

    We deliver benefits of successful change through creation of project deliverables in a more cost-effective manner. C2 employs Business Analysts with an average of 9+ years of experience. We back up individual experience and skill with team support. C2 consultants have regular interaction with their peers and our PM leadership to gain insights and support that will save clients time and money.