Understanding What Causes Problems

Mary shares a five step methodology that will help uncover the root causes of problems. They are:

  1. State the problem
  2. Collect data
  3. Observe problems
  4. Develop an issues template
  5. Identify the critical issues

This podcast is also available as an article: Understanding What Causes Problems

Secrets to Project Success

Mary claims that a well-defined project scope can alleviate the top five reasons for project derailment. This includes poor team dynamics, scope creep, poor identification of root case, no champion involvement, and failure to obtain stakeholder buy-in.