Fail to prepare? Prepare to fail.
One of the recurring challenges we see with new clients is insufficient dedication to initial project scoping. Virtually all major—and even some “minor”—HIT projects have complex dependencies that involve in-house IT resources, time and budget realities, essential inputs from other busy departments, and the vagaries of third-party vendors and consultants.
Navigating these inter-dependencies is not easy—even for veteran IT leaders, let alone organizations that may be facing these projects for the first time.
Some of the most difficult—but critical—tasks during what we call “Phase Zero” can include:
S&P clients benefit from our unique InTegritySM blueprint for implementations—which draws on decades of real-world experience to provide a comprehensive framework for success that encompasses organizational, vendor and consultant responsibilities.