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Lessons Learned

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There are several articles and papers related to this topic previously published in the PM World Journal and now included in the PM World Collection at https://pmworldlibrary.net/pm-world-collection/Click here, scroll down and click on key words or topics.


Articles, Blogs and Opinions

Conrad, A. (2017). 7 Tips for Project Management Success in 2017, Captera Project Management Blog, May 4th. Some effective advice is given to boost employability and efficiency of project managers. To read article, go to: http://blog.capterra.com/7-tips-for-project-management-success-in-2017/ (Aliakbarova)

Pells, D. (2011). Lessons Learned but Knowledge Lost, Editorial, PM World Today, August. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2011-Pells-Lessons-Learned-but-Knowledge-Lost-Editorial.pdf

Five Ways to Utilize Lessons Learned After a Project is an online article that provides suggestions to help project managers plan a software project that incorporates lessons learnt from previous projects. The best thing about the article is the simple yet powerful and easy to implement suggestions that could make big differences in the way projects are managed and the culture that is built in the organisation. The article was published on project-management.com, a web-app marketplace.  (Kaushik)

MindTools (2018), Post-Implementation Reviews, MindTools Toolkit. To access this article, visit https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newPPM_74.htm (Ovya RK)

Viter, I. (2019). Chernobyl – What Bad Management Can Cost Us:  Chernobyl,  the world’s worst Nuclear Accident on 26th April 1986 and a major project failure, cost thousands of human lives leaving behind many what ifs. According to the author, the accident was a perfect example to show how fear, authority, ignorance as well as momentous decisions, determination and resilience play roles in a project. This article says that the Chernobyl was not a natural disaster but a man-made one. It highlights the things that went wrong in the plant, senior management mistakes and lessons to be learned. Pmcolumn.com, June 6. Available online at https://www.pmcolumn.com/chernobyl-management-mistakes/ (Gopireddy)


Papers, Reports and Studies




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