HS2 Getting it right
Updated: Jun 3, 2019
The effortless way to great results.
70% of all major projects are delivered late and over budget. Two questions the government should be asking before launching into a major project: Who owns the risk? And who controls the risk?
If there is one lesson to learn from the Crossrail project in London it is the danger of divesting too much control to the supply chain. Doing so crates a false sense of comfort without reflecting true progress towards the results you, the client, desire.
Taking ownership of the end result at the earliest stages os the journey is painful to begin with as the magnitude of the task ahead becomes ever more manifest, but the rewards far outweigh the pain.
- In the next installment Quintus of Cambridge provides the six step guide to risk management on major projects.
Accomplishing greatness when leading major projects begins with taking ownership of the end result.
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