Opinion

From time to time, Concord CEO Olfa Hamdi and others share their thoughts on emerging, important or controversial issues concerning capital projects and related fields. Here you’ll find all of our opinion pieces collected in one place.

Chaos In Capital Projects
Capital Project Predictability

Chaos In Capital Projects Is Bad For Business

For centuries, it seems that our industry has operated on the unspoken assumption that “in chaos lies profit.” It worked for a long time, when commodity prices were high and transparency minimal. But chaos won’t work anymore.

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Opinion

Editorial: Roadmap To A Predictable Future

What will it take to make site-based projects successful? How do we provide a strong return on investment? How can we deliver on-time? On-budget? The answer to all of these questions depends on your commitment to a single word: predictability. Read more »

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Capital Project Leadership

Begin With The End In Mind

The first step to capital effectiveness is better front-end definition If you take one thing away from this spring edition of Velocity magazine, let it be this.

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In Capital Projects, Less Is More
Opinion

In Capital Projects, Less Is More

Every industry is somehow governed by a set of unspoken rules and assumptions defining what makes that industry different and unique; a set of ideas that are accepted as general truth by the professionals of the industry at large.

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