Monthly Archives: October 2012

Wanted: Post-Mortem – Those without Courage and Optimism need not apply (Part 2)

Part 2: A Post-Mortem takes Optimism In my last post, I wrote about post-mortems and how they require courage to perform well. In this post, I will focus on the need for optimism. The most important aspect of the post-mortem … Continue reading

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Wanted: Post-Mortem – Those without Courage and Optimism need not apply (Part1)

In the abstract for “A Defined Process For Project Postmortem Review” authors Bonnie Collier, Tom DeMarco, and Peter Fearey state “Conventional wisdom in the software industry decrees that it’s good practice to conduct a postmortem study at the end of … Continue reading

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