Tag Archives: Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned and Not Learned

The military call them After-Action Reports, and those of us who were once in project management remember trying to do the right thing and hold the requisite Project Completion Lessons-Learned session – which everyone tried to skip. No one much … Continue reading

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Twice Shy

Once bitten, twice shy – or you never put your hand on a hot stove again – or you never buy another Fiat. Of course the cute new little Fiat they’re selling here now is built in Mexico, so maybe … Continue reading

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Lessons Not Learned

The third career was in systems management, or maybe it was the fourth – it’s hard to remember now. No, it’s painful to remember. There was always a new project, and it was going to be different this time – … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

It’s been a long time, but some things from the days of being a senior systems manager stick with you. All the work is always project work, a new system, and everyone is big on following the rules they’ve learned … Continue reading

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