A thought for the day
All you have to do is substitute 'past projects' for past ages, and you get the idea here: Too often we are too arrogant of past performance -- we say: their problems won't be repeated by me, but I can repeat their success -- and so we fail to look carefully at the circumstances that made them either fail or succeed.
Be cautious about 'asking a SME'. They are not immune to such arrogance.
And, what if it's all a set-up? The next project is set-up so that their legacy is burnished by our success more so than our own? Sounds to devious and political, so I'll leave that for another day.
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