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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What Makes A Great Project Engineering Lead
Capital Project Management

What Makes A Great Project Engineering Lead

Unrivalled technical expertise, a collaborative mindset and respect for roles and responsibilities — and that’s just to start. Discover the qualities of a great capital project engineering lead and make your next hire the best one yet.

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5 Roadblocks To Transformational Change In Capital Projects
Capital Projects

5 Roadblocks To Transformational Change In Capital Projects

Our industry doesn’t understand change. We haven’t invested in understanding what it takes to make change happen, and we don’t even agree on what factors improve results and outcomes. In this article, Olfa Hamdi explores five key roadblocks to transformational change in capital projects, with the hope that, together, we can begin to dismantle them.

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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 Mindset
Predictability Thinking™

Why Capital Project Executives Need A Predictability Mindset

The magic recipe for predictable project delivery includes a project sponsor who understands and champions Predictability Thinking™ at all levels. Sponsors can achieve this by collecting experience in all aspects of capital project delivery, or they can achieve it by making a conscious effort to study and understand it.

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4 Steps to Building A Path of Construction
Advanced Work Packaging Construction

4 Steps To Building A Path Of Construction (POC)

Having a Path of Construction (PoC) is like having a GPS in your car: You know your critical path, but the PoC will show you precisely how you’ll get there. Discover the four simple steps to creating a powerful PoC that will help you deliver your project on-time and on-budget. »

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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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Your Project Predictability Breakthrough
Capital Project Predictability

Your Project Predictability Breakthrough

Veteran capital project manager Arno Jansen traces the origins of the project predictability movement, explores the current state of affairs and looks to the future, where he considers which organizations are set up to thrive, and why.

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