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Identifying and Acting on Early Warning Signs in Complex Projects

While some project managers may experience a "gut feeling" about impending problems during a complex project, most acknowledge that they're not very good at detecting or acting on these early warning signs.


Via Philippe Vallat
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I've learned that "gut feeling" is important but planning, executing and monitoring and controlling are most important. Good read.

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Philippe Vallat's curator insight, March 6, 2015 9:17 AM

"Gut feelings" or Intuition: a valuable ressource under uncertainty

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Looking Outside: A Fresh Approach to Project Management

Looking Outside: A Fresh Approach to Project Management | Project Management | Scoop.it
When planning large projects, managers should base their forecasts for costs and timelines not on their own optimism, but on statistical data from previous ventures.
    

Via Fred Zimny
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Looking outside takes a robust, accessible database...your only as good as your data.

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Is Your Project Being Affected by Systematic Bias?

Is Your Project Being Affected by Systematic Bias? | Project Management | Scoop.it
Systematic Biases affect all people, but simply ignoring them can have disastrous affects on your project. Learn nine of the most common types of systematic bias and find out if they are affecting your project.
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