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Project failure rates are staggering, resulting in lost revenue, wasted money, and dissatisfaction.


Projects Late, Over Budget, or Challenged


Failed Projects


Successful Project

Billions spent annually on projects (United States alone)

Top 10 Reasons for Project Failure

Causes of project failure

A majority of the top 10 reasons for project failure are within the control or influence of today’s project professionals; lack of user input, incomplete and changing requirements, unclear objectives, and the like.

Click on the image to see an expanded view of the top 10 reasons projects fail.

That’s why I started this podcast – to give you the tools you need to successfully deliver projects.  But it’s not just about delivering on time and with the requested scope.  It’s also about becoming a Value Manager and helping you advise your organization to make the right decisions and deliver the right solutions.

Each episode provides valuable information to address the causes of project failure and gives you the tools, techniques, and knowledge you need to succeed.

Get started by checking out the latest episodes of my podcast.  Then, use the icons below to navigate to the area you want to focus on based on your current role.  Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned professional, we have something for you to take your skills to the next level.

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Yes, Virginia, There are business analysts in Agile

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Failure to Launch a new product

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Business Value Analysis

MBA202: Business Value Analysis

David Mantica helps overcome one of the biggest challenges facing organizations today – understanding value and building the right solution.

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