Filed Under:Carrier Innovations, Information Security

Ducks in a Row

Finding the right software sometimes can be the easy part. Getting a project off the ground requires a project manager who can lead IT, the business unit, and, yes, the vendor to a successful implementation. Veterans who have gone through the process preach adaptability as well as any number of methodologies.

By Robert Regis Hyle

Remember the good old days of assembly lines where everyone had a single task to perform and at the end of the day a car magically was built? Todays business world, thanks in great part to technology, has meshed many of the tasks employees perform so there is more of a reliance on what co-workers are doing. This interdependence holds true for the tools employees work with and the need to implement those tools effectively. To achieve a successful implementation, project managers have taken the forefront in bringing all sides IT, business, and the vendorsinto the same room.

Project management is definitely a joint venture, says Adrian Brown, CIO of Canal Insurance. Its a marriage. If you dont implement a project correctly, youre not going to have something anyone is going to use. It could be the best product in the world, but if you dont implement it correctly, it wont fit your needs.

Featured Video

Most Recent Videos

Video Library ››

Top Story

Baby, it’s cold outside! Here are 6 tips for staying safe in sub-zero temperatures

Extreme temperatures bring risks to people and property. Make sure you are taking care of yourself and your surroundings.

Top Story

5 ways insurance agencies can improve their websites

The way people use the Internet has changed over the past few years. Has your website changed with it?

More Resources


eNewsletter Sign Up

Carrier Innovations eNewsletter

Critical news on the latest tech solutions, information security, analytics and data tools and regulatory changes to help decision-makers at insurance carriers keep their business thriving – FREE. Sign Up Now!

Mobile Phone

Advertisement. Closing in 15 seconds.