Have you wondered why IT projects are so difficult? Why is it the exception rather than the norm to deliver on time and within budget? What gets in the way of a team’s ability to communicate and work at a consistently high rate? What is missing in our training, our culture, and our practices? Why hasn’t Agile solved all of the issues with Waterfall projects?Debunking IT Project Myths explores themes including: -The battle to control scope-Power struggles within the team and externally with customers-Flaws in communication and documentation -Tensions as costs escalate and delivery runs lateThis book takes a fresh new look at the dynamics of IT projects, exploring truths and assumptions which we rarely acknowledge. Debunking IT Project Myths includes personal real-life examples of lessons learned and myths that have been revealed. Each chapter explores an assumption that is typically overlooked, offers points for a project manager to think about, and ends with practical tasks to try. As the team is fundamental to project success, helpful exercises are included for your colleagues. If you think you can handle the truth and are willing to try some new ideas, come on this myth-busting journey. It could be important as you become a legendary project manager.