PMI-Montréal project management blog

Lessons learned: take them or learn them?

And yet… Unless you are part of an organization that systematically manages its knowledge and forces a reviewing of lessons learned from previous projects in the planning of new projects, the process of the lessons learned is often informal and depends on the initiative of the [...]

Develop your project management skills !

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The Other Lessons Learned

Here's how I've implemented some I have faced:   Team adjournment. Team members must now move on to other teams and projects. To mitigate the sense of loss, arrange an end-of-project reward, such as a social gathering. And if emails, instant messaging, and social media — such as [...]

Fourth letter to a young project manager: The Siren's call

In ancient times, the siren song of mermaids was a symbol of sailors, who, seduced by the mermaids’ enchanting songs, made poor decisions, which led to them running their ships aground on the reefs. This metaphor applies perfectly in our era when a project manager seduced by his [...]