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.
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.
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.