Project reviews -- looking inside from outside

Project reviews differ from weekly tracking meetings in that an objective, outside observer gauges project performance in a review.Ideally, a project office arranges reviews every 3-4 months on projects lasting longer than 6 months and prepares a list of items that project members should address in the review.The review team should present review findings first to the project manager for corrections and then to management and the project sponsor. Problems should be logged as action items.Properly executed reviews are a key tool in effective management.
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