Insights Blog

We regularly publish short articles or case studies addressing some of the issues we have run across and lessons learned that may be of interest to our clients or others in the project business....

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INTERFACES ARE KEY TO LARGE PROJECT SUCCESS

Projects in their essence are completed by an assembly of contributors who each complete their effort, and then pass their deliverables on to the next contributor.
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TENETS OF GOOD OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT, OFTEN A RECIPE FOR PROJECT FAILURE

A RECIPE FOR PROJECT FAILURE. BUSINESS AS USUAL

The project management team had no shortage of smart, experienced, motivated people who understood the project and the business.
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S CURVES ARE A PROJECTS BEST CRYSTAL BALL

"S" CURVES ARE A PROJECT'S BEST CRYSTAL BALL

During the height of the telecommunications infrastructure development in 2000, this team was charged with building a 560 mile.
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MEASUREMENT AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

When investors think about laying out hundreds of millions or billions of dollars for a new project or refurbishment, they are keenly interested in cash flow requirements, time frames and returns on investment.
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PROJECTS GATES: MINIMIZING THE INVESTMENT RISKS

Investors and boards interested in developing a new project but concerned about making sure their money is being spent well have a common dilemma.

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A SOLUTION FOR BIG PROJECTS

Nothing is more frustrating than dedicating hundreds of millions or billions of dollars to a project and getting it kicked off only to find out half way through that the final bill will cost 10 or 15 percent more than you had earmarked and the schedule has been delayed a year or two.
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