Senior Regional Solutions Consultant, Innotas
The holiday season is in the rear-view mirror now, the lights and decorations are back in boxes, but everywhere I turn I still see red and green. I’m talking about project status reports.
While we rely on red and green (and yellow) to gauge the health of our work, it’s important to remember that there is more to it than just the pretty colors. There is often the status we report and the real, implied status. For example, I may mark a project as green or yellow, when it really should be red. Why would I hide the true health? Maybe I’m an optimist and think it will work out, but more likely because of the perception and ramifications that come along with it. As you