IDEAS & PERSPECTIVES

Projecting Success are honoured to have another article published in the Association for Project Management Project magazine. We continue to push the boundaries of knowledge in a quest to improve project delivery productivity. I’ve spent the last 12 months on a quest to try and discover how government manages the

February 18, 2018

PMI Pulse of the Profession

The PMI have recently published the 2018 edition of the ‘Pulse of the Profession’. I would commend it to anyone associated with project, programme and portfolio management. Some interesting extracts: The main chart that I always delve into is how project delivery performance is improving. I find it fascinating that

As the London Project Data and Analytics Meetup continues to grow I wanted to take the opportunity to share a few data articles and links. I hope that you find them useful. Please sign up if you get the opportunity. It would be great to meet you.   Visualisation Tools

February 5, 2018

Connected Data

When we deliver projects there is always a rush to move on to the job. Some organisations undertake a critique of the project to enable reflective learning, but do they have the evidence that they need to conduct a thorough forensic review? For instance, many organisations manage risks on the

We are delighted to be able to share our message on the need to transform how experience is leveraged during project delivery. One of our articles has been published on page 22 of the Association for Project Management’s Project magazine. Our quest for transformation continues.

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Within our journey of collating and analysing nearly 15,000 lessons identified we continue to find a wide range of lessons that are neither reasonable nor realistic, resulting in unrealistic lessons identified. The reason for this generally stems from the use case and perspective of those identifying and documenting the lessons.

October 25, 2017

Article in PMToday

Projecting Success are delighted to highlight one of our articles published in PMToday at this link. I’ve reproduced it below:     I have spent months collating a dataset of nearly 10,000 lessons identified and have developed a number of insights that I would like to share with readers over

I listened to the MPA’s recording from Chris Collison on lessons learned in projects today. He provides some great advice on facilitating lessons learned reviews. Many thanks to the Major Projects Authority for facilitating it. There are some excellent points to take away and I would commend it to those

October 11, 2017

NAO Framework

The UK National Audit Office (NAO) have recently published a very useful interactive PDF NAO framework to capture the key questions that need to be addressed at each stage of a project. It recrafts the lists of gateway questions and aligns them with a range of case studies from the

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I’ve been pondering why lessons learned systems rarely work within a project environment. There is a lot of research published on the topic, but I’d like to add my own take on it. I’ve concluded that one size lessons learned systems don’t fit all. Lessons learned systems tend to be