Here is a link to an article by me in Civil Service World, which points out that while learning from experience is commendable, leaning from other people’s experience is so much less stressful.
That was the title of an article by me published in Public Sector Executive. The theme was that Government should invest in the procurement phase to prevent problems later.
The Government project director needs to be able to build a team that spans public and private sector expertise and needs a governance framework that supports rather than hinders decision-making.
You can read the article at http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/News/mega-project-fiascos-are-they-avoidable/124312