This Lessons Learned in Project Initiation post is the third in a series of discussions regarding current challenges being encountered in today’s project management world. We have titled the series PROJECT MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES, since we intend to focus heavily on the managerial aspects of program / project management. This post addresses the starting point or initiation of the project. This is a crucial challenge.
The study of lessons learned creates relevance and importance in (sometimes) abstract concepts. It answers queries regarding the practical side of the issue. There is a famous quote out there that talks about those that refuse to study history. It is suggested that you avoid reliving the mistakes experienced by others. [Read more…]