For the most part, the only projects where nothing has gone wrong are those that haven’t started yet. And even then, a surprisingly high number of projects are already in trouble. Despite our best intentions, our best planning and efforts, things go wrong with our projects. When things do go wrong, how you manage those issues will mean the difference not just between project failure and success, but also the personal success or failure of your team, yourself and your organization..
As the project leader, managing project issues is your job, and one of your most important responsibilities. It certainly can be the most stressful. So, you need to get it right the first time, every time. This is why you need an Issue Log.