Does the programme understand the specific outputs required?
Does the business case support the project?
Is the business case fully aligned with the programme?
The humble Project is the much maligned workhorse of the transformation. While Programmes deliver the benefits that everyone sees and loves, the Project delivers the output that step-by-step helps the business achieve the vision and goals at Programme Level.
Despite it being the day-to-day engine within the bigger picture, it is often easy to get projects wrong. Lack of governance and controls are often cited as the reasons for failure.