Why Projects Fail Even With High Performing Teams

Why Projects Fail Even With High Performing Teams


Jamey Lees, PMP, CSM

College Board

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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Event Location

Leidos at Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Dr
Reston, VA, 20190

Agenda and Cost:

PMIWDC Members & Non-Members: $15; Lunch will be served; The only special dietary restriction Reston Luncheon can support are vegetarian, dairy free, gluten free and no pork.

Project success or failure is a fantasy when relying on project methodology key performance indicators: budget, percent complete, requirement sign-off, defect counts, story points, burndown charts, demos, retrospectives. With today’s project methodologies, their measurements are not enough to determine if a project is heading in the right direction or not. There are other project indicators that are revealed to managers on a day to day basis and can be used as a leading indicators of a project failure.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 

Hard Skills


Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)

Industry / Sector


Information Technology, including organizations that utilize Agile development methodologies

About the Speaker

Jamey Lees, PMP, CSM

College Board

An accomplished Information Technologist (IT) with over 18 years of overall IT experience and 14 years in Project Management with software delivery. Jamey is an Iowa native, graduated from Iowa State University, and is certified in IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and Project Management Professional (PMP). He is an active PMP member of the PMI Washington DC chapter.

About the Reston Local Community

Each month, PMIWDC Reston Local Community volunteers strive to bring you interesting and informative speakers from a wide range of professions. They present these speakers to you at the Leidos building or other organization located at Reston Town center. This is an opportunity to network with other professionals of the PMI. The conference center at Leidos offers a maximum seating of approximately 30 guests. Pre-registration is required. Luncheons are held every third Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in presenting please contact the PMIWDC Staff who can put you in touch with the Luncheon Committee Volunteers. List of past events can be viewed below. Please follow PM Reston on facebook.

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