Challenges in Implementing Information Technology Plan

Challenges in Implementing Information Technology Plan

Evon M. O. Abu-Taieh (The Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, Jordan), Asim A. El Sheikh (The Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, Jordan) and Jeihan M. Abu-Tayeh (Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, Jordan)
Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 10
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-687-7.ch013
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Abstract

The chapter will present the challenges in implementing information technology plan pertaining to two dimensions: literature and practical. The chapter will also suggest ways to rectify and deflect the negative impact of the challenges. In addition, the chapter will show some of the challenges’ manifestations shown in some case studies.
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Challenges In Implementing Information Technology Plan

Although text books in the field of “Software Engineering” discuss the implementation phase as any other phase in the development life cycle, nonetheless, lucidly such an idea is only a summer’s night dream. In fact there are many challenges that face the implementation of information technology plan, where challenges stem from certain sources, inter alia: money, technology, time, culture, environment, project location/site, and human, as illustrated in Figure 1. In the next paragraphs, the sources of challenges will be discussed.

Figure 1.

Sources of challanges in implementing information technology project

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