If you have been through a massive IT transformation project recently, you know what a nightmare it can be. They are incredibly complex, expensive and drain your internal resources, time and availability.
There are many reasons why they are so complex. On the one hand, they are organizationally challenging as they involve members from your internal IT team as well as other departments, or even third parties. Therefore, decisions need to be taken across multiple teams with the associated buy-in. On the other hand, you are dealing with literally millions of data objects such as users, locations, departments, applications, computers, and mailboxes just to name a few. This creates logistical challenges with an incredible amount of moving parts. And like an orchestra without the guiding hands of the conductor, it would crumble into a thousand pieces if just a few tasks were overlooked or not managed properly.
Below, we have outlined four ways that a project management tool, like Dashworks, can help you overcome these challenges because it allows you to run your project in a centralized command and control center that puts you back in charge!