Are you still working on improving your team’s project management capabilities?
Wondering why that skills training and new software doesn’t make the difference you thought it would?
What can you do that makes a difference between project success and failure?
There is too much groupthink in the project management. The last big breakthrough that won wide adoption was the PERT method in the 60’s. Since then, we’ve been polishing the solution, rather than reexamining the fundamentals.
It’s similar to writing better recipes without having better cooks.
We need to focus on where the leverage is – execution. It does not get more fundamental than that. It seems hardly anyone is showing where the action is; assuming that if we give our teams the recipe, they will just figure it out. But, no one has – until now.
There are some concrete practices that will make your project execute well – even if your plan isn’t perfect (and whose is?).