Challenge Assumptions

Challenge Assumptions

In “Foundations Friday 62: Challenge Assumptions”, I share helpful guidance from the book Managing Projects Large and Small on the value of challenging assumptions made early in a project.
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From the Book

Where do these figures and specifications come from? Some may come off the top of someone’s head without a great deal of thought – not the product of careful reflection, measurement, or calculation. Certainly, neither the sponsor nor any of the key shareholders produced these figures through the careful work breakdown structure and scheduling exercises demonstrated earlier. Let’s reflect on some of these key

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Kevin Pannell, PMP, Creator & Host, ‘People, Process, Progress’ podcast
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