Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of modern Singapore, died this week. Are there lessons in project management and transformational change that we can learn from him? Singapore baby Angela Lecomber thinks so.
Project failure rates have remained steady for at least the last 30 years despite increased knowledge and education about project management. Pat Weaver discusses the pervasive governance problems that lead to a culture of failure.
We readily accept that we learn from project failure, but these lessons don’t necessarily translate into a roadmap for success. So what does? Adeline Teoh takes lessons from the Guinness Book of World Records’ Highest IQ record holder.
While no sane project manager would chose to suffer sufficiently to produce their version of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time, only the most naive would expect their project to run without a problem. Lynda Bourne on the best way to capture lessons learnt.
Project successes, failures and improvements are often the result of the actions of multiple individuals, and the interactions between them, which is why the lessons learnt workshop is so important to get right as a collective, writes Nick Bruse.