Below are the typical columns in the Lessons Learned log of a RAID log.
|ID||Unique ID for tracking and reference|
|Title||Short title using cause and effect format: “We need to change X so that Y, otherwize Z.”|
|State||State of the Lesson Learned, denoting the lifecycle.
|Description||Detailed description of the lesson, including a summary of the action needed to benefit from the lesson|
|Actions to take||Actions which need to be taken as a result of this lesson learned – to avoid repetition of issues or to take advantage of new findings or updated processes.
Each action should have a name and a date on it
|Related Items||Related issues, risks, deliverables, etc.|
|Category||Use one or more categories for the lesson – tying it to processes, services, products, customers, teams, etc.|
|Owner||Owner for ensuring all the lessons actions are completed|
|Lesson Update||Running log of updates for the lesson learned|
|Created by||Person who created the Lesson Learned|
|Created date||Date the lesson learned was created|