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The Tectonic Speed of Government, Part 3: It’s Never Over

Recently, I wrote two posts discussing why IT Projects take a long time: one on the Procurement Process and one about Project Implementations .  They were written during a time of three simultaneous projects, and they were therapy for me to exorcise some complaints... and make suggestions for others. From the start, I planned those as two topics – and I thought they'd finish the series. But this third part was a surprise, and the greatest lesson I learned from those projects. ********************************************************************************************* Disclaimer: All of the ideas expressed in this article are my personal statements and opinions, and do not reflect the opinions/statements of the City of Urbana. ********************************************************************************************* “It ain’t over till it’s over” - Yogi Berra on baseball, not IT projects. Trick Question : When is a software project over? Answer : Never