SMIC New Hire Nesting Program - Post Mortem

Purpose is to identify what went well and what went poorly so we can improve on future projects.

Name (optional): 

  1. Are you proud of our finished project? If yes, what went well? If no, what could have been improved?

  1. What was the single most frustrating part of this project? What could be done differently next time to avoid this frustration?

  1. What was the most gratifying or professionally satisfying part of the project?

  1. Which of our methods or processes worked well?

  1. Which of our methods or processes were difficult or frustrating to use?

  1. Did our SME's participate effectively? If not, how could we improve their participation?

  1. How could we have improved our needs assessment or phase deliverables/activities?

  1. How accurate were our original estimates of the size and effort of this project? What did we over or under estimate? (Consider deliverables, work effort, etc)

  1. Did we have the right people assigned to project roles? (Consider SME's, Project Mgmt, Design Developers, and other key roles) If no, how can we get the right people next time?

  1. Were all team roles and responsibilities clearly defined and communicated? If not, how could we have improved these?

  1. If you could wave a magic wand and change anything about the project, what would you change?

  1. Please rate the overall success of this project. 1(Not Successful) - 5(Very Successful)
      1 2 3 4 5  
    1 - Not Successful  5 - Very Successful