Do you agree that innovative people cannot be also people that understand, apply and adhere to standards? Why or why not?
Using the article: The Hidden Costs and Dangers of the Shortcut () discuss the following topics:
Do you agree or disagree that a better adherence to the standards, an analysis of the impacts to the stakeholders and a stronger communication to the parties involved would have avoided the issue described? Briefly, explain your view.
The author concludes the article with the following statement: in a world enamored with people -just doing it- and -thinking outside the box-, we need folks who still know how to learn the rules, understand why they exist and create a safe environment for all.” Do you agree that innovative people cannot be also people that understand, apply and adhere to standards? Why or why not?
Within the story described in the article, which of the fundamental knowledge areas for managing projects (as per the PMBoK categorization) and which of the project life cycle phases do you see as crucial? Explain briefly why.