My biggest consulting mistake and the systematic development of informed consent

biggest consulting mistake At edACCESS 2008 I gave a 90-minute presentation entitled “Learning from the biggest consulting mistake I’ve made — and that you probably have too”.

OK, the formal title was “The Systematic Development of Informed Consent“, which sounds much fancier but requires explanation.

15 years have passed, yet I think the blunders I made while working with a client during one of my past careers—IT consulting—are still relevant and instructive. So, I’m going to ‘fess up to the world. And as a bonus, I’ll introduce you to the people who taught me the biggest reason worthy projects don’t get implemented, and what you can do about it.

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