monitoring and control
Why Record Lessons Learned?
In projects, it is a good practice to document ‘lessons learned’. These are things we have discovered to do – or not do – to make our projects stronger. For example, we may have learned … Read more
Deficiencies: The Achilles’ Heel of Construction Projects
This week, please welcome Paul Behner, an accomplished project manager in the construction industry, as my guest writer. Deficiencies are a standard line item on most, if not all, construction projects. Construction project deficiency is … Read more
Where’s the Project Manager?
Yesterday a friend told me the story of a house under construction. The carpenter arrived to install kitchen cabinets but discovered the drywallers’ work wasn’t complete. She also learned the electrician hadn’t completed his job … Read more
On “The Way”
I just got back from walking part of “The Camino” in Spain with three of my grown-up children. On our route, we stopped in a few towns. There, we would check in at an information … Read more
Big Data and Project Estimates
March Madness is due to hit in full force soon. I try to ignore this fact but my husband warns me every year when the season is approaching (so I can know why he is … Read more
Nagging, Tracking, Monitoring and Control
Next week I am giving a session on Managing Multiple Projects. Tracking is a major part, so I have been researching this topic. As well, as these things go, I have had a few conversations … Read more