The Obvious Question Rarely Asked in a Business Case
Congratulations you have just been appointed the Project Manager (PM) for this very important project. The Sponsor has handed you the business case and set you on your way.
You dutifully read the business case. It looks great. It has all the sections completed as per the template and project methodology. It is well articulated and is clear what needs to be achieved. Most importantly it has all the required sign-offs, and you are ready to go.
The strategy consultants have weaved their magic with the Executive Team and the Board to define an exciting new direction.
The most common observation in my consulting practice is the claim that process reviews conducted by an “intervention group” are