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When Stealing is Good
Posted on 4 May 2011 by Steven B. Levy

(Hang on, we'll get to the application of this principle to Legal Project Management in a while.) To paraphrase Gordon Gecko, stealing, for want of a better word, is good... in baseball. Or so I've been trying to teach my son. "But... Read More

Asking Questions to Which You Don’t Know the Answer: Project Management Lessons From TEPCO, Part 4
Posted on 8 Jun 2011 by Steven B. Levy

This article is part 4 of a four-part series on project management lessons from the tsunami that damaged the TEPCO Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex. Tuesday, I noted three big project-management errors in their risk analysis. Wednesday, I described... Read More

Big Waves and Black Swans: Project Management Lessons From TEPCO, Part 2
Posted on 8 Jun 2011 by Steven B. Levy

This article is part 2 of a four-part series on project management lessons from the tsunami that damaged the TEPCO Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex. Yesterday, I noted three big project-management errors in their risk analysis . They missed a... Read More

Failure Is an Option: Project Management Lessons From TEPCO, Part 3
Posted on 8 Jun 2011 by Steven B. Levy

This article is part 3 of a four-part series on project management lessons from the tsunami that damaged the TEPCO Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex. Tuesday, I noted three big project-management errors in their risk analysis . Yesterday I described... Read More

Project Management Lessons From the TEPCO Tsunami Mess
Posted on 1 Jun 2011 by Steven B. Levy

The Associated Press now has a copy of the tsunami plan for the TEPCO Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex. It's two pages long and ten years old. (The AP calls it one page, but it's a double-size page.) There's some discussion of... Read More

Four ways lawyers should improve project management – A litigator’s view
Posted on 15 Jun 2011 by Jim Hassett

This guest post was written by Jonathan Cooper , a partner and trial lawyer at Tucker Ellis & West . It is an edited version of an essay he wrote as a participant in our Certified Legal Project Manager TM program, after completing readings from... Read More