As the Government’s centre of expertise for project, portfolio and programme management, I believe it is crucial we focus on the 3 ‘P’s. By focusing on these three elements, we will ultimately support the delivery of IPA’s vision is to create the best performing projects system in the world.
For International Women’s Day 2020 Nick Smallwood celebrates the achievements of women throughout the Civil Service as well as reflects on the need to do more to ensure diversity throughout the project delivery profession.
To celebrate National Inclusion Week, we want to champion the diversity in our project delivery profession. Our very own Suzanne Newton, Head of Profession in the Home Office talks about her background and all she has learnt along the way.
Our new guidance on the role of the senior responsible owner (SRO) describes the role of SRO and its relationship to other key leadership roles in major project delivery.
Our world is changing around us every day and this means that we are being challenged to think differently and come up with innovative ideas to build infrastructure that is resilient in tomorrow’s world.
Matthew Vickerstaff, IPA Interim Chief Executive explores the importance of digital and the role of 5G in our future economy.
Matthew Gage, Deputy Director at Ministry of Justice, recent trip to Iceland to assist PMI with developing their next generation of certification for project delivery professionals across the globe: ‘something that will have a real impact on our growing profession’.
The IPA has been working closely with the Department for Transport doing internal analysis on recent transport projects with the aim of seeing what we can learn to prevent the same problems occurring in future.
The Cross-Government Transformation Team are working in collaboration with PwC to make sure that Senior Responsible Owners are learning the right lessons from previous projects.
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.