Chapter 6. Gaining, Creating, and Using Historical Data

Goals of This Chapter

Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:

• Explain why and how a project management knowledge base can be used to continually improve project implementations

• Identify what type of project data is most beneficial to capture, and how to capture it on an ongoing basis throughout a project

• Engage the project team in providing positive and negative project closure feedback

How does an organization achieve continuous process improvement with its project initiatives? Put another way, how does an organization refrain from repeating flawed project plans?

An organization can continue to improve its project initiatives by keeping records of past projects ...

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