Summary and Info
This is your complete, hands-on guide to saving projects in trouble. Drawing on 20 years of frontline project management experience, Lonnie Pacelli identifies the 18 most pervasive causes of project failure: their causes, early warning signs, and how to fix them before it's too late. Here's just some of what you'll learn... ...how to focus on the right problem, find and keep the right sponsors, realistically determine scope, uncover hidden risks, write more effective project plans... ...involve the right people, get your whole team on the same page... ...deal with vendors who don't deliver... manage and minimize cost overruns... ...communicate more effectively...test right, train right... ...streamline that last, endless 10% and finish strong... ...and more... ...a whole lot more. If you're a working project manager, consultant, or team leader, this book is your secret weapon. It's fast. Relevant. Practical. Easy to read. Easy to use. Above all: it works.