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    Question post mortem ??

    With many thanks for all your previous excellent replies

    dear all,

    "... This is made a part of a post mortem when it should be part of planning."

    What does "post mortem" mean here?

    Thanks

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    A post mortem can be an analysis after the event.

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    PS- Especially when things go wrong or don't go according to plan.

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    Someone put the cart before the horse.

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    Flogging a dead horse?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Flogging a dead horse?
    How would you translate that to real time? Jump start a Chevy?

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