For financial services organisations, decisions involving investment of large sums of money are often very complex and require significant amounts of time and research. Complexity in the financial sector is amplified for IT projects by changing regulatory and compliance requirements, legacy systems, data integration, data quality issues and user requirements. Software systems can touch many departments, intermediaries (brokers and IFAs), employees, and other stakeholders; so they need very careful consideration.
Project failures are all too common when delivering an IT project and can easily be avoided with correct planning and preparation. This guide offers best practice advice from MSM Software, accumulated over the past 11 years working with financial services organisations. It is designed for IT decision makers to ensure that your IT projects are delivered successfully; on time, on budget and without issue.