Large projects can be intimidating, but leadership can make the difference. The challenge comes from making sure that you have enough insight into the various project elements to ensure that each team member is put in the best position--that’s where good leaders can excel.
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You’re about to close the deal on a megaproject with all the potential in the world and everyone involved is ready to sign on the dotted line and get started. Before you do, here are three lessons from the trenches that are straightforward, actionable and can save a great deal of time, frustration and guesswork.
The failure of a “successful” project came as a shock to an experienced PM. Turns out that managing projects according to the triple constraints alone is not enough.
Lean practices have been working miracles in manufacturing for decades, driving early adopters, most notably Toyota, to the top of their markets. Given that track record, lean processes are now cropping up in project management across industries. This article examines how using lean principles can drive waste and inefficiencies out of programs and save millions in the process.
증거는 이해 당사자 갈등, 규제 및 정책 관련 문제, 부적절한 외부 환경이 주요 원인으로 언급되는 높은 수준의 천연 자원 프로젝트 실패를 보여줍니다. 이는 종종 환경 성과 문제 및 과거 관행의 유산 문제로 인해 발생합니다. 그 외에도 의사 소통의 붕괴와 관련 위험 및 요구 사항의 불완전한 식별이 근본 원인으로 인식되었습니다.
If you are to grow as an agent of organizational change, then you have to keep learning. Sometimes the learning comes from understanding your successes, sometimes by reflecting on the failures of others. But perhaps the most long-lived learning comes from internalizing ways not to repeat personal failures. Here are one seasoned PM's top five lessons learned along his 37-year (and counting) journey through the world of project management…
Judgments about past events are modeled by our egos, beliefs, prejudices and expectations. This is known as cognitive bias. Therefore, since lessons learned sessions review past events, it’s important to be aware of bias risk. Here are some cognitive biases you can find during a lessons learned session.
From the personal experiences we have had during the pandemic, we need to build a shared sense of what it has meant, and how we move forward. This is particularly true as we manage the process of re-entry to a world that may look the same but now feels a little stranger and instills a little more wariness and caution.