Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Why projects fail, part of Insights from a Project Manager.
- Two things jump into my mind immediately.…One, is communication in general.…We haven't talked to the people…that are ultimately going to use the tool you're building.…Or you're in a government environment…and you're creating a road and you haven't talked…to the appropriate city councils in such a way…that they understand what you're trying to do…and when you're trying to do it.…It's a basic communication failure…is the fundamental thing…that will kill a lot of projects.…But that really means that you don't…have good project management skills applied to it.…
Because a good project manager is going…to take care of that.…Nonetheless, that happens quite often.…For those projects that have project managers on them,…and ones that are trying to do a decent diligent job,…I would say the thing that will kill most projects…are arguments that have not happened.…Now let me describe this for a minute.…You have a couple of stakeholders.…They have two particular views to this project…and the project manager may or may not be aware of that…
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