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Causes of Project Failure

In 2018, Greyfly reviewed academic research and project management reports from independent organisations and professional bodies to examine and identify causes of project failure.

This research was supplemented with interviews with senior delivery Directors and Managers to establish a consolidated view of the reasons for project failure.

This guide provides detail into recurrent themes for causes of failure and have been split into organisational, project and external factors.

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Recurrent themes for causes of project failure grouped into:

  • Organisational Factors
  • Project Factors
  • External Factors

Based on this learning we have then created our 7 foundations for project success used in our AI product suite.

Causes of Project Failure

In 2018, Greyfly reviewed academic research and project management reports from independent organisations and professional bodies to examine and identify causes of project failure.

This research was supplemented with interviews with senior delivery Directors and Managers to establish a consolidated view of the reasons for project failure.

This guide provides detail into recurrent themes for causes of failure and have been split into organisational, project and external factors.

Download the guide and learn:

Recurrent themes for causes of project failure grouped into:

  • Organisational Factors
  • Project Factors
  • External Factors

Based on this learning we have then created our 7 foundations for project success used in our AI product suite.