23 Dec 2015

Does Product-Centric IT Need Projects and Programs?

Product-centric IT differs from conventional, project-centric IT in significant ways.

Stable long-lived teams
Temporary teams
Teams aligned to long-term business capabilities
Teams aligned to scope of project
Cross-functional teams are the norm
Functional specialty teams are common
Focus is value (actual benefits realization)
Focus is plan compliance

But projects and programs are a staple of enterprise IT. Doesn't Product-Centric IT need projects and programs? And what does it mean for the roles of project and program managers? Read it here.