Once they have it in place they’ll have rock-solid change control, a strong basis for IT project planning, and a clear path for disaster recovery efforts.
And the thing is, that’s all true… in theory.
But most of the time it just doesn’t play out that way. In fact, depending on who you listen to, as many as 85% of CMDB implementations fail altogether.
Now I know what you’re thinking.
If the potential benefits of a CMDB are so high, why do such a large proportion of implementations fail? Surely these organisations would be willing to invest sufficient resource to get the job done properly?