Process Overview
Plan a Project Review
Gather Project Data
Hold a Project
History Day
Analyze the Findings
Lessons Learned
Create a Plan
for Change
Close the Loop

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Plan of Action
Closing the Loop
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The Project History Day is the most complex and critical part of the project review process. It also is the most valuable in that the results are prioritized and actionable. An experienced facilitator is needed to manage the complex tools used in this step. The Project History Day consists of three key steps:
  • Analysis of Findings
  • Synthesis of Root Causes
  • Creation of a Plan of Action for Remediation
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