This blog was originally published on Nelson Project Consulting.
Henry Ford, the creator of the assembly line, is quoted as saying “if you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got”.
One of the more often heard definitions of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result”.
Well, yes and no.
The mechanics of project management are essentially unchanging – building a business case, putting together an estimate and a budget, allocating resources, establishing a schedule, monitoring progress, etc. All of those things follow the same path of progression, and they all can be done in roughly the same way. [Read more…]