Here's the thing about Lessons Learned: you're not learning them. In our experience, most organisations at best identify them - but is anything actually learned? Is changed behaviour ingrained into the lifeblood of the organisation? We have our doubts.
A few reflections we have on Project Lessons Learned activities:
See Part 2 of this Article Series where we will outline our suggested Project Lessons Learned Process to help bring this structure to your L.L. activities, and hopefully help keep your future projects on-track. Also check out our Project Lessons Learned Template that is available now! What approaches have you used for Lessons Learned in the past?
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To understand why do Projects Fail and what we need to do differently to stop it happening again.