Good project delivery is vital to turn policy into practice and deliver world-class public services that help improve the lives of citizens. We have made good progress over the last decade. Now is the time for us to shift up a gear, keep building momentum and make ours the greatest project system in the world.
Better integration across sectors will mean that projects can be consistently selected and planned on the basis of their ability to deliver the government’s long-term economic, environmental and social priorities. In order to investigate how we can better work together on this, the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, in collaboration with the Geospatial Commission, hosted a Hackathon in February.
On International Women’s Day, it is an opportunity for us to celebrate how far we’ve come in terms of gender equality and reflect on how much further we have to go. This is why we are today launching the Project Delivery Profession’s diversity and inclusion taskforce.
Our Project Delivery Conference was about helping us become fit for the future, and to ultimately improve delivering projects, now and in the future.
Digital and manufacturing techniques have been used to great success in the construction of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement road scheme. The IPA team saw this first hand on our recent visit to the project.
As part of the Transforming Infrastructure Performance (TIP) programme, the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) is establishing a benchmarking methodology that aims to support and encourage more consistent benchmarking across infrastructure.
Much of the IPA’s work is about sharing our expertise, whether that be across UK government departments, with industry or overseas. To this aim, every six months the IPA delivers a five day training course for officials from overseas governments.
Missed our recent webinar on ‘Introducing the UK Government’s Project Delivery Standard’? Read the key points and find out how to watch the recording.
Whether you are an experienced project delivery professional or new to the profession – applying a Standard when leading and managing projects provides a consistent and common approach that empowers you to deliver.
Julian Martin, Head of of Secretariat Cabinet Office, talks of his experience as an independent reviewer and how the IPA is supporting the most complex and high risk projects with independent assurance reviews.
Foreign Office Minister Mark Field recently launched the Global Infrastructure Programme - a cross Whitehall initiative to help sustain economic growth through the development of economic and social infrastructure.