Friday, July 5, 2013

A Look at the Project Management of the Titanic - What Went Wrong?

In their "Lessons From History" series, Project Management Blunders, used relevant case studies to examine how historical projects and emerging technologies of the passed solved complex problems. It then harvests the lessons learned from these projects and applies them to today's projects.

In 1912 Titanic sank with a loss of 1,328 lives, the greatest 20th century maritime disaster. Was it an unforeseen event? Could the disaster have been prevented? What project decisions affected the maiden voyage?

Project Management Blunders examined the event with a project management lens, coming up with some
interesting and surprising conclusions...

Amanda Ciccatelli, Social Media Strategist at IIR USA in New York City, has a background in digital and print journalism, covering a variety of topics in business strategy, marketing, and technology. She previously worked at Technology Marketing Corporation as a Web Editor where she covered breaking news and feature stories in the tech industry.  She can be reached at Follow her at @AmandaCicc. 
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