10 Commandments of Front End Planning

What is the leading cause of capital project cost & schedule overruns? The undisputed answer the world over is poor scope definition.  Check out this infographic detailing the 10 commandments of front end planning based on CII’s implementation resource,...

Better Front End Planning = Better Projects

At a high level, we know that projects are very dynamic – especially in front end planning.  Critical issues and decisions arise throughout a project’s life-cycle.  However, it is much easier to influence a project’s outcome during front end planning when expenditure...

Poor Scope Definition = Cost & Schedule overruns

What is the leading cause of cost and schedule overruns? The level of scope definition in a project is the greatest driver of cost and schedule certainty. Front End Planning Front end planning is often considered the single most important process in the capital...

Valency? Why the Name?

This is a question we get asked frequently. So here’s the reason, and it has nothing to do with the beautiful city of Valencia in Spain – although it is a fantastic place to visit and does seem like a wonderful place for an office… Why the name...