Capital Project Management
Capital Project Management

Capital Project Management: The Concord Way

An introduction to our principle-driven approach to capital project management, linked to the most popular articles in our growing archive. We’ve prepared this article to celebrate the publication of our 100th Velocity article!

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New Year's Resolutions for Capital Project Leaders
Capital Project Leadership

4 New Year’s Resolutions For Ambitious Capital Project Leaders

It’s a new year in a new decade, and you’re heading back into the office with a fresh focus on hitting milestones and advancing key projects. What are you aiming to achieve this year? Goal-setting is hard, so we’ve come up with four winning resolutions for 2020. No matter where you’re at, any one of these resolutions will meaningfully move the needle in the year ahead.

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Ready For Advanced Work Packaging
Advanced Work Packaging Best Practices

Are You Ready For Advanced Work Packaging?

The foundation for a successful transition to Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) is laid long before the creation of a single work package, before the org chart is redrawn and new software is installed, even before the introductory training session. The first stake is driven into the ground when a forward-thinking executive asks this critical question: “Are we ready for Advanced Work Packaging?”

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Predictability Thinking™

The Predictable Gas Power Plant

We know how to construct natural gas power plants. They are largely proven, fast to build, and they capitalize on the shale gas boom that has transformed the global energy landscape. Taken together, these factors present Owners and Developers with an unrivalled opportunity to leverage predictability as a competitive advantage in a crowded field.

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Capital Project Management

The 4 Complexities of Site-Based Revamp Projects

Process industry organizations spend between 30 and 65 percent of their budgets on small, site-based projects that ring up at less than $10 million. If we’re want to transform the capital projects industry, we can no longer ignore revamp strategy. Here are four critical complexities to consider.

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4 Ways To Fail At Advanced Work Packaging
Advanced Work Packaging

4 Ways To Fail At Advanced Work Packaging

We read a lot these days about how to succeed at AWP, but it can be very helpful to understand what a failed approach looks like, too. If you’re making any of these mistakes, hit pause and get the basics in place before proceeding!

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Capital Project Management

Tips For Managing A Lean Team On A One-Off Capital Project

Not every capital project is undertaken by an experienced cadre of professionals working in an organization that was designed to execute challenging, multifaceted construction projects. Here’s a guide to capital project management for companies that will only every build one facility.

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