Best practice, continuous improvement and accreditation

What is this about and why is it important?

Successful project delivery is critically important in many organisations. The difference in performance between the most and least effective project teams is huge. Some organisations have many highly effective project teams. Others struggle repeatedly with poor project performance and, as a result, seek improvement.

There are different ways to improve project management performance: adopt best practices, instigate continuous improvement, seek accreditation or benchmark maturity levels. Each way can lead to increased performance, but often fails to achieve expected improvements.

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