Whilst successful project initiation can take more time at the start, this will be repaid many times over later on in delivery.
Nick Smallwood, Chief Executive Officer of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, discusses what the newly published National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline and Transforming Infrastructure Performance: Roadmap to 2030 mean for the construction sector and the country's infrastructure.
Tom Hill, IPA International Infrastructure Analyst, reflects on IPA International Team's achievements through the Global Infrastructure Programme (GIP) over the past few years.
Lizzie Shelmerdine, Project Delivery Fast Streamer, shares her thoughts on International Women's Day on how to make a more inclusive workplace which allows everyone to excel in leadership roles.
The Government Online Skills Tool and Project Delivery Capability Framework provide the profession with invaluable tools to help manage their careers working in some of the biggest and most complex projects and programmes in the world.
Principle number seven; “be an intelligent client”, concisely sets out the role government has in establishing and encouraging the behaviours that will transform the construction sector and the delivery of our major projects. In line with that ambition, the government published the Construction Playbook this week.
As we approach the end of Black History Month, Neil Couling CBE, reflects on the challenges of achieving equal representation for people from every ethnic background as the defining issue facing this generation.
2020 is the National Year of Inclusion for the Civil Service and the role of staff networks for supporting colleagues has become even more apparent during the pandemic. Both the Civil Service LGBT+ Network and Project Delivery Profession are here to support Civil Servants and provide a voice for their members across Government.
Following on from Nick Smallwood's blog on the importance of Front-End-Loading, an in depth article on the IPA’s Project Initiation Routemap which provides an early intervention that supports this effective project set up.
We must get the basics of project delivery right. We can start this by adopting the eight principles for project success and keeping them at the forefront of everything we do.
During these ‘unprecedented times’, we need to think harder than ever about D&I. We need to uphold our values and principles, and we need to make an extra effort to ensure that no one is left behind.