Rescue the Problem Project

A Complete Guide to Identifying, Preventing, and Recovering from Project Failure

  • Identify what is wrong with your project.
  • Develop a plan to correct it.
  • Understand the measures required to prevent reoccurring failure.

The Rescue Focus

The focus of a recovery is not on applying processes to run the project; but, rather .
drilling down to the root causes of the problems to fix them.  Without that, the
problems will continue to haunt you.

Prevent Failure

  • Understand the dynamics behind failing project.
  • Learn to identify the early signs.
  • Nearly seventy case studies.

About Rescue the Problem Project

The internationally acclaimed Rescue the Problem Project has been used by executives, project managers, instructor, and students around the world to improve success rates. Explore more, including reading the first part of the book.

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Articles on the Book

  • Praise for Rescue the Problem Project
    Whether you are trying to prevent, identify, or recover a failing project, this book shows you how to analyze the interaction between people, process, and technology. Rescue the Problem Project is an insightful, comprehensive guide for recovering failing projects. The discussion of project methodologies offers a realistic look at the…
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  • Now, Internationally Acclaimed!
    Hear what people are saying about the Internationally Acclaimed Rescue the Problem Project by Todd C. Williams. A must read book in your business, school, or private life. From Germany: "Todd Williams' book 'Rescue the Problem Project: A Complete Guide to Identifying, Preventing, and Recovering from Project Failure' is a…
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  • Rescue the Problem Project
    A Complete Guide to Identifying, Preventing, and Recovering from Project Failure by Todd C. WilliamsISBN: 9780814416822 (AMACOM Books, 2011) Todd's first book delivers twenty-five years of project rescue experience. Unlike other books on the subject, Rescue the Problem Project focuses on the process to rescue the project. This is the…
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  • Rescue the Problem Project as a College Textbook
    Rescue the Problem Project is a practical guide to managing and running projects. It is the only book that focuses on people rather than process and highlights where many companies go wrong--leading with technology as a solution. This approach makes it invaluable as an instructor's tool to relay the experiential…
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  • Table of Contents
    Rescue the Problem Project A Complete Guide to Identifying, Preventing, and Recovering from Project Failure by Todd C. Williams PART I Understanding the Process and Realizing there is a Problem Chapter 1 The Basics of the Recovery Process The Context of a ProjectUnderstanding Project SuccessWhat Is a Red Project?What Is…
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  • Book Trailer
    Hear from Rescue the Problem Project's author about the book and why it is relevant to you studies, business and personal life.
  • Book Signing
    Thank you to everyone who came to the party! Although we do not have an exact count we can see how many name badges were used so we know nearly 180 people showed up. Whether you were there or not, this video captures the spirit.

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