How is a project like a war? Well, there's the politics, of course. and the unexpected, and the different characters who plan / command / just do it / run away. There's the rich embroidery of different parts of the project coming together to produce something beautiful.
I went to an Association of Project Managers' meeting by the North East branch, where one of my favourite speakers Stephen Carver (of Cranfield University) used the Battle of Hastings to illustrate. Read more . . .