project management terms

The Value of Lessons Learned


Every project encounters challenges. How the team handles them, and what they learn, can be a valuable tool for future projects if it is leveraged properly.

This months post comes to us from Kenneth Darter over at Project Smart. He discusses proper methods to document Lessons Learned in your project (both positive and negative), when to document, and how to bring that knowledge forward to run future projects more effectively in your organization.

Are you using Lessons Learned to their best effectiveness in your project?

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13 Project Management Terms You Should Know

Happy New Year!

This month’s post is an “infographic” provided by Visually, and it gives explanations for thirteen common Project Management terms.

Many of these are common sense, and if you’ve worked on a project you’ve probably heard them (especially from your PM!) That said, you may not have, and it’s a handy primer that all project team members should be familiar with. Communication is a huge part of project management, and if your entire project team is “speaking the same language” and familiar with common expressions, it can increase their chances for success.