Tag Archives: complexity

Keep it Simple

Good project leaders make the complex look simple.  Poor project leaders add needless complexity.

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Infrastructure Estimating Pitfall > The Electrical Subcontract Price

One of major pitfalls of general contractor (GC) estimating on infrastructure projects is getting the right numbers from the electrical bidders.  Electrical trades comprise a significant portion of the contract value on large fixed-price infrastructure projects.  GC’s are faced with the perilous … Continue reading

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Building Great Project Teams 101 > The Learning Organization

There is a marked difference between good project teams and great project teams.  The ability to tap into that “thing” that  drives people towards innovation and self-motivation is what separates project leadership from project management.  To really inspire greatness, leaders … Continue reading

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Technical Risks

Technical risks include – Requirements and Performance Criteria / Clear or Ambiguous? Specifications / Robust or Boilerplate? Complexity of Interfaces Reliability Quality Metrics Safety Requirements / Safety Program Enforcement Security Intellectual Property Management

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