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Why Record Lessons Learned?

By Brenda Fay / March 22, 2017

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

By Brenda Fay / March 15, 2017

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?

By Brenda Fay / December 8, 2016

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”

By Brenda Fay / May 26, 2016

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

By Brenda Fay / February 6, 2014

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

By Brenda Fay / October 31, 2013

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

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