RAID logs are an indispensable tool, and anybody running a project, building a product, or running a team should be using one. In this book I will share with you what a RAID log is, how to build one to suit your needs, and several ways to use it – some of which will be new for even the most experienced project leaders. We’ll also share some RAID limitations, how to definitely NOT use one, and a few best practices.
By the time you finish this book, you will be an expert with this most fundamental of project management tools. Few things build the confidence of your team, your stakeholders and yourself better than consistently demonstrating that you are on top of your projects, holding yourself and others accountable. This is what RAID logs do. If Batman were a project manager, he wouldn’t need a utility belt. He would have a RAID belt!