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The Influence of Organizational Factors in the Success of IT Project Management

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  • Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Cawangan Seremban,Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
  • Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Abstract


Objectives: In this paper, an Information Technology Project Management (ITPM) method is applied to identify factors related on organization that influence the success of the IT project management and to rank the most importance factors of the IT Project in Malaysian public sector from organizational perspective. Methods/Statistical analysis: Six organisational factors and three ITPM success criteria were used in the study’s framework to investigate relationships between the organisational factors and IT project management success in Malaysia. Findings: The result shows that organisational structure and goal alignment in the organisation significantly influence the success of IT project management. The result provides useful insights to the success of the IT project management, which could assist project management professionals to understand and thus enable strategies to successful IT project management implementation. Application/Improvements: This study can be further extended to conduct a research in another government agencies as well as private sector with different location and agencies, for getting more diversity results of the data collection and analysis.

Keywords

IT Project Management, IT Project Success Factor, Information Technology, Organisational Factor, Organisation Culture.

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