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, 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, you're creating…a road and you haven't talked to the appropriate city counsels.…In such a way that they understand what you're…trying to do when you're trying to do it.…it, it's a basic communication failure is, is the, 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 and ones that are trying to do a…decent dilligent good 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 stake holders they…have two particular views to this project and the…project manager may or may not be aware of that And they decide to press on anyway.…
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