6Reviewing the Project

Q:How do we improve organization-wide project management?
A:Share project experiences through post-project review.

In this chapter, you will learn how to:

• perform a post-project review for every project to ensure the knowledge management of project intellectual capital.

In previous chapters, you read how to create a project charter in the design phase, create a project schedule in the plan phase, and then implement and adjust the project schedule in the manage phase. When the project is completed, it is tempting to just move on. It’s normal to be pretty sick of it at this point. As project teams move quickly from finished projects to new projects, often no time is taken to reflect on what happened or the ramifications ...

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