What is Project Risk?

What is Project Risk and How Can You Manage it Effectively? The definition of project risk from the Project Management Institute is “an uncertain event or condition that, if it occurs, has a positive or negative effect on project objectives.”   So often we only think...
Risk Management: You can’t manage a secret

Risk Management: You can’t manage a secret

You Can’t Manage a Secret – Risk Management in Construction Projects is No Exception We often think of risk management as primarily a technical project management discipline, but the last decade of research from the Construction Industry Institute (CII) paints a very...
Better Projects through Team Alignment

Better Projects through Team Alignment

Achieving better projects through team alignment. What is Team Alignment? Managing projects is challenging. My first hand experience has been that the most challenging aspects of project management are more behavioral than quantitative. Proper team alignment, starting...

How to align O&M Teams and Project Teams

When it comes to mixing O&M teams and capital project teams how can you promote goal alignment and performance focus? In industrial facilities, small capital projects (under $10M) are largely undertaken to address compliance requirements (health, safety or...