Echo's Blog

Lessons Learned

As I close out a recent project I have been working on, I was reminded of the value and importance of the lessons learned review. No matter the size or subject of the project effort, there are always things that went well and things that could have gone better and lessons learned. Retrospective on the project leads to a review of the complete picture that helps project managers and project teams learn from the experience. Taking these lessons learned and applying them to future work fosters continued growth and best practices adoption. Project Close-Out should include this important step held at

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Balancing People, Process, and Technology

Have you ever found yourself wondering : “WHAT is my team is doing?” “WHERE can I find it?” “WHEN it's going to be done?” “WHY do we keep adding more and more tools and I still don't know what's going on?” “Is this the new ‘NORMAL’ because we are growing, COVID, remote work, etc?” “HOW can we grow more and struggle less? These are great questions, and you are not alone in thinking about them. Finding the right BALANCE between flexibility and standardization is hard. Finding the right FIT for People, Process, and Tools that respects your team’s culture, and the needs of your growing business is a constant challenge. Finding the right TIME to address

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Get better results with RASCI

In Project Management circles, you'll hear a lot of acronyms. One of the most useful and common ones is RASCI, and it's a key tool in your project management toolbox.

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How to Use Smartsheet to Make Meetings MORE Productive

How to Use Smartsheet to Make Meetings MORE Productive | How to Track Actions, Decisions + Risks

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