Shahin Khan suggests the executive sponsor needs to build a trusted team.
As Bill Coleman says, “The Solaris project was the future of the company [Sun Microsystems]. Our plan called for the project to last two and a half years, ending in June 1992."
Jeff Sutherland recalls of an interesting example in a start-up in North Carolina.
As Kirby Wadsworth says, “My problem with Elephant Projects is I love touching the elephant."
As Bob Kelley says, “I think the worst example of the lack of executive sponsorship was at a pharmaceutical company in Southern California.