Tag Archives: Knowledge Management

If Only We Knew What We Knew

If only we knew what we knew, And it wasn’t locked up in the minds of so few. If only we’d captured the knowledge and shared. If only we’d done that, we might have been spared. All of the time … Continue reading

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A Knowledge-Based Approach for More Credible Management Reserve Estimates

There is a relationship between the level of knowledge uncertainty at the beginning of a product development project and the number of technical setbacks or failures that can be expected during its development cycle. Recovery from these in-scope failures increases the … Continue reading

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Project Management and the Risk and Learning Cycle

During the life of a project there is a Risk and Learning Cycle that takes place that is critical to the success of the effort and an important foundation for projects that follow. This blog describes my thoughts on that cycle, … Continue reading

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The Critical “Knowing Steps” for Successful Project Management

The Critical “Knowing Steps “ for Successful Project Management Some years ago, a friend of mine, and former colleague at Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Kiho Sohn, were discussing the linkage between successful knowledge management and successful project management. I told … Continue reading

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Gorillas in the Midst

I’ve been doing a lot of studying recently about the processes that go on in our body sensory systems and our brains as we interact with the world and each-other to learn, create and collaborate. I make no claim of … Continue reading

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Worrying About Risk Management

I was recently asked for my thoughts on the relationship between “worrying” and risk management. I thought I’d share my response in this blog. “Worry” is an emotional state, evoked in response to some condition we have, or might encounter. … Continue reading

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Project Management from a Knowledge Management Perspective

This is the second in a series of three blogs that I’m be posting on the intimate relationship between Project Management, Knowledge Management (KM), and Risk Management. In the first blog, “The Interdependency of Project, Knowledge and Risk Management”, I … Continue reading

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