Why Some Dynamics Projects Fail, and How the Problems Can Be Anticipated Early On
When a Microsoft Dynamics installation-whether a new one or an upgrade-- fails, some 60% of the time the problem can be attributed to implementation problems, according to Aditya Mohan, a Microsoft director of productivity management.
There are ways to head off such costly failures early on, Mohan told a session at Convergence 2011. One recent addition to Microsoft's tools designed to increase the percentage of successes is the Microsoft Dynamics Project Readiness Assessment. It is an outgrowth of Microsoft's Sure Step methodology, intended to help guide Dynamics implementation projects.
According to Microsoft, the key to project success involves a number of steps taken very early in the process. These include: