Identification of Risk Factors in Implementation of IT Projects in Pakistan

Hussain Ali


The focus of this work is to identify factors such as planning, change in specification, miscommunication, stakeholder, top management, conflicts, project team,  complexity of project, culture and leadership that disturb the effectiveness of the IT project implementation Pakistan. The article presents the individual factor’s negative impact on the successful completion and implementation of the project. A survey has been conducted to check the reliability of variables percentage and frequency distribution for that purposeregression analysis, correlation and Durbin Watson test which check the long run relation and association among variables. The findings reveal overall positive and significant relationship and impact of these factors for effective software development and other IT project. The study provides new insights into the IT projects, as very limited research has been conducted in Pakistan with respect to identification of factors that significantly influence IT industry.



Regression analysis, Correlation, Durbin Watson test, Miscommunication, Project Complexity, Conflicts, Project Implementation.

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