The purpose of the lessons learned consists of compiling and documenting successes, opportunities for improvement, failures, and recommendations for improving the performance of future projects, projects phases and any future performance.
A session devoted to learned lessons (also known as retrospectives) takes the shape of conversations. During such a session, successes, potential improvements, but also failures, are identified. Participants share and apply their knowledge and experience gained through positive and negative events. Participants learn how to cause the formers and avoid the latters.
There is no standard A set of activities designed to accomplish a specific objective by taking one or more defined inputs and turning them into defined outputs. directing the unfolding of these sessions. Stakeholders’ preferences often dictate how they are carried out.
Why to conduct learned lessons sessions?
Identifies opportunities and areas for improvement.
Enhances the value of positive experiences and of successes.
Prevents or reduces risks at the time of future actions.
Allows to better quantify the result of efforts.
Discovers benefits and lacks in the structure of projects, in the A body of methods, techniques, procedures, working concepts, and rules used to solve a problem. or in the tools used.
If led regularly, lessons learned sessions keep your initiatives on track.
The present BAs refine their skills, share their knowledge and inform themselves about the industry best practice.
How to conduct learned lessons sessions?
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