Tag Archive: project control

Feb 26 2016

How Lendlease helped deliver a successful Olympics

To most people, the London 2012 Summer Olympics is a pleasant but distant memory. However, part of the legacy of the Games stands in the shape of the Athletes’ Village. Redeveloped as East Village it is now a thriving residential neighbourhood with community facilities, new parks and open spaces.

Lendlease managed the construction …

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Jan 14 2016

One third of UK major projects at risk of delay

Olympic Village aerial view

One third of major UK Government projects due to be delivered in the next five years are currently rated “in doubt or unachievable”.

This stark warning was in last week’s report published by the National Audit Office  (NAO) into major government projects including infrastructure and construction jobs.

 

Issues that cause project delays

The supervisory …

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Dec 11 2015

CONJECT goal is customer satisfaction

CONJECT Helpdesk

More than 100,000 people use CONJECT collaboration applications in order to increase the efficiency and quality of all types of construction and maintenance projects around the world.

Ensuring a robust and secure IT infrastructure is in place to deliver an effective Common Data Environment (CDE) is a central commitment of CONJECT.

A commitment …

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Sep 11 2015

Worlds largest Project Controls Expo returns to London, free tickets available via CONJECT

On Tuesday 13th October, Project Control’s Expo returns to London’s Emirates Stadium and as a key sponsor we have a limited number of free tickets (retail cost is £100) to share with our users and readers.

PC Expo is the world’s largest event for Project Control professionals in the Construction, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Rail, Defence, …

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Jan 30 2015

How intelligent reporting reduces project risk

Reporting Dashboard

The key to the effectiveness of project teams is timely availability of accurate information, as the Big Data revolution sweeps through other industries, our industry is also seeking to use the data it generates to produce usable business intelligence.

Business intelligence gathers, consolidates and presents real time information for individual projects as well as …

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Dec 10 2014

2014 construction, real estate and infrastructure industry roundup

UK Construction 2014

As we near the end of 2014, it is worth reflecting on the advances we’ve seen in the UK construction, real estate and infrastructure sector during the year, covering both technology and market changes.

Information Technology becomes integral to the construction sector?

If you work in the UK construction industry, the conversation has been …

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Nov 19 2014

Inadequate change controls bankrupts companies

Conject Stand

The Project Controls Expo yesterday at the Emirates Stadium was a well-attended gathering of professionals from a range of industries.  The spacious and bright venue made for a relaxed and informative day of seminars on a range of topics from earned value management to supply chain management to the importance of building career paths for …

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Oct 15 2014

Megaprojects: Mega-challenges for project controls

East Village

Few projects proceed like clockwork and it is probably fair to say that the bigger and more complex the project, the more likely the project team is to encounter problems. In pursuit of control over big projects, the take-up of SaaS construction collaboration platforms has flourished.

Project Controls in normal projects

Teams working on small …

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Oct 08 2014

Successful supply chain management at Heathrow T2 Retail

Terminal 2

Ensuring that 67 upmarket shopping boutiques and restaurants were fitted out and commissioned for the June 2014 opening of Heathrow Terminal 2 was the responsibility of Retail Concessionaire Delivery Leader, James Wright.

Looking back on the challenges, James reflected:

“The overall challenge for Terminal 2 retail was coordinating with 188 different retailers, contractors and supplier …

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Sep 25 2014

Project Controls credentials showcased at London Expo

Project Control

Project Controls Expo 2014 is set to take place on 18th November at the Emirates Stadium, London.  As a key sponsor of the exhibition, we are able to offer a limited number of free tickets to customers (entry price usually £100 + VAT).

Project Controls Expo is the world’s largest event for Project Control professionals …

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