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Causes of delay in Malaysian IT projects

Fanurul Kemp, Abd Hakim (2013) Causes of delay in Malaysian IT projects. Faculty Of Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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Abstract

Delay in Information Technology (IT) projects is considered as a problem that frequently happens in most of the places, not to forget Malaysia. The major intention of this study is to identify the causes and effects of delay in IT projects in Malaysia and to propose strategies against delay in IT Projects. A quantitative research design method is used to seek responses from a large number of respondents, thus few sets of questionnaires have been distributed. A total of 66 respondents participated in this survey. Seven most important causes of delay in IT projects in Malaysia were classified, which are: product-related cause, managerial-related cause, personnel-related cause, time-related cause, organization-related cause, cost-related cause and technology-related cause. While the proposed most important strategies against delay in IT projects in Malaysia are: product-related strategy, time-related strategy, personnel-related strategy, managerial-related strategy, organization-related strategy, cost-related strategy and technology-related strategy. The four most important effects of delay in IT projects in Malaysia are: litigation, abandonment, over cost and overtime. Correlation between all causes and effects was established.

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Additional Information: Faculty of Engineering Technology Project Paper (Bachelor of Project Management with Honors) -- Universiti Malaysia Pahang – 2013
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information technology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Muhamad Firdaus Janih@Jaini
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2015 00:05
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2015 00:05
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/9113
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