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Great Lessons in Project Management by David Pratt

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Preface

Projects fail at an alarming rate, whether they are information technology, training, construction, or policy development projects. No matter the focus, each year we experience an abundance of challenged projects that either require superhuman effort to resuscitate or die an untimely death.

A library of lessons learned from troubled projects—and from projects that went well—would go a long way toward enabling us to achieve more success with our own projects. Imagine a collection of stories that describe the events surrounding a particular challenge a project manager faced or a tool that another used effectively. It would be a virtual treasure trove of experiences that project managers of all types of projects could draw on to validate ...

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