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PM World Today LogoFlag of United States of America From the United States:

PM World Today's book review of Rescue the Problem Project published June, 2011 by Donald R. Tedlock, Jr.

"As a veteran project manager, I have seen my fair share of problem projects. The issues that can occur with budgets, communications, scheduling, resources, politics, etc. can be disastrous to project success. It is rare to find a project that does not have some issue along the way. This book provides a practical approach for guiding project managers that find themselves with a problem project..." Read more...

CIO Magazine's logoFlag of United States of America From the United States:

CIO Magazine's book review of Rescue the Problem Project published May 1, 2011.

"According to Williams, two-thirds of all projects blow deadlines, go over budget or don’t deliver as promised. This book aims to give you the tools you need to recognize a failing project and..."  Read more...

IT FOCUS LogoMichael Krigsman, Information Technology (IT) Project Failure Blogger for ZDNet magazine, moderates a roundtable discussion between Steve Romero and Todd Williams on preventing IT project Failure.

Listen to the discussion!

Oregon Business LogoFlag of United States of America From the United States:

Oregon Business's book review of Rescue the Problem Project published April 4, 2011, written by Tom Cox.

"As CEO you are the last line of defense in stopping a problem project from spinning out-of-control. How can you ensure that projects stay on track — and when they do not, how do you identify them, and save them or cut them off? ..." Read more...

Baseline Magazines LogoFlag of United States of AmericaFrom the United States:

Baseline Magazine's book review of Rescue the Problem Project published March 31, 2011.

"You know an IT project is in trouble when the customers – either internal or external – start checking in frequently for status updates, and you find that you have little in the way of fresh news to offer them. Or maybe you’re not halfway finished, but you’ve blown through most of the budget. Or...." Read more...

Projects@Work LogoFlag of United States of AmericaFrom the Unites States:

Project@Work's book review of Rescue the Problem Project published March 30, 2011.

"In Rescue The Problem Project: A Complete Guide to Identifying, Preventing, and Recovering from Project Failure (AMACOM; March 2011), Todd Williams, an accomplished turnaround specialist, shares his field-tested project recovery process. The book leads readers through a step-by-step process of investigation, negotiation and action." Read more...

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Quality Digest's book review of Rescue the Problem Project published March 28, 2011.

"Author Todd Williams, certified project management professional and accomplished turnaround specialist, shares his field-tested project recovery process with every project manager struggling to avoid—or slog through—a disaster. It is also for, the author stresses, “anyone involved in a project—project manager, customer, project sponsor, executive management, steering committee member, or individual contributor—and trying to find the missing link in managing it."" Read more...

 

Picture of Tom CoxTom Cox Hosts a radio show on BlogTalk Radio titled "Tom on Leadership." He aired his interview with Todd Williams in March of 2011. Take a few minutes and listen to this and some of his other shows.

Listen to the interview!

Press ReleaseFeaturing nearly 70 case studies—real-world examples of what works, what doesn’t, and why—drawn from Todd Williams’ extensive experience, RESCUE THE PROBLEM PROJECT is an indispensable resource for everyone with a stake in project success.  Read the entire press release here.

PM Forum's LogoFlag of United States of AmericaFrom the United States:

PM Forum's book review of Rescue the Problem Project published February 11, 2011.

"Rescue the Problem Project is a new book authored by Todd C. Williams and just released by AMACOM in the United States. Back from the brink, this book provides a fail-safe recovery plan for turning around troubled projects." Read more...

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