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This Week’s BIG Question

When did you last formally review a finished project? (Or hold end of stage reviews?) I have often asked this question when I work with different groups on project management training courses – and the embarrassing silence shows few, if any, have been involved in post project reviews. What is the purpose of this review? To see what you can … Read More >

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When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn II*

Justice IT project 9 years late I wrote in March this year saying “we must learn from our mistakes, and our successes”. I read many organisations are trying to learn however, I really do wonder if this is the case. The above headline appeared over the internet and resulted in a review by the Auditor General in Melbourne Australia. In … Read More >

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When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn*

How many times do we read that we must learn from our mistakes (I would also add from our successes!)? We encourage all of our clients to: use lessons learned reports or learning logs throughout projects hold end of project reviews where learning is at the centre of the meeting However, our experience shows that few projects use both of … Read More >

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