Article initially published at Velocity Quarterly
How to stop a reactive, fractured schedule and unclear accountabilities from sabotaging your project
Capital projects are complex and depending on your execution strategy you’ll encounter economic, social, religious and political issues. Intellectual property and technology concerns will also arise. These factors are well-known contributors to the risk profile of any capital project, and are routinely assessed as such.
However, there is one thing that is missing from this list: Planning. The linked article examines how the quality of planning is a critical risk factor that is almost always ignored in conventional risk assessments. It then explains how to mitigate this risk by transforming your planning and scheduling systems into a powerful tool that will support real-time decision-making and create predictability in the field.
What problems have you encountered in your capital project planning? How have you solved them?
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