The following blog is a companion site to the Project Leadership and Project Management training provided by the International Project Leadership Academy (a division of Calleam Consulting Ltd). Calleam is a training, consulting and research organization focused on improving project success rates in today’s businesses.
“We tend to seek easy, single-factor explanations of success. For most important things, however, success requires avoiding the many separate causes of failure” – Jared Diamond
In today’s organizations, projects are the stepping-stones of progress. Helping organizations remain relevant in a shifting economy, projects are the endeavors that shape an organization’s future outcomes. Delivering value through projects however isn’t always easy and many organizations have experienced the pain that comes from a troubled or failed project. This blog is dedicated to improving project success rates by helping people understanding the causes of project failure and what it takes to make a project a success. Read our sample posts and articles below, read our introduction to why projects fail or view the catalogue of catastrophe to learn more.
The following entry is a record in the “Catalogue of Catastrophe” – a list of failed or troubled projects from around the world. Organization: City of Edinburgh Council Project type : Public transit - Tram Network Date : September 2003 - May 2014 Cos...Read More
Featured Article - Synopsis Link to article - What’s your “Employability Score”? For many, job stability is becoming a thing of the past. Mergers, restructuring, out-sourcing, changing technologies, shifting markets or simply a new boss with a different ...Read More
As with most Project Managers, I've worked directly with a lot of people and a lot of teams. As an instructor I've observed and coached even more. I've seen good teams and I've seen dysfunctional teams and over the years I've tried to understand what makes som...Read More