Construction, Cost overrun, Costs, Project management software, Optimism bias, Project management

Use Data to Revolutionize Project Planning

On Feb 26, 2020
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Companies have been investing in project management techniques since the 1970s — but we're still bad at making the right predictions about our projects. https://t.co/F5RfQljBRf
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Overcome your inclination to overpromise and under-deliver.

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On Feb 26, 2020
@HarvardBiz shared
Companies have been investing in project management techniques since the 1970s — but we're still bad at making the right predictions about our projects. https://t.co/F5RfQljBRf
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Use Data to Revolutionize Project Planning

Overcome your inclination to overpromise and under-deliver.

Big project, big delay?

All over the world, engineering megaprojects run late and costs soar – but why does this happen and what can be done to prevent it?

Public infrastructure investment must privilege public well-being over profit

One of the principle ways in which so-called progressive political parties (particularly those in the social democratic tradition) seek to differentiate themselves from conservatives is to ...

Beating the odds in market entry

How to avoid the cognitive biases that undermine market entry decisions.

Why is it so hard for the Bay Area to build megaprojects?

Major infrastructure projects are necessary for the Bay Area to address climate change and keep its growing population moving.

The rise of AI in construction

Construction remains one of the top five industries driving the world economy. Yet until recently, it's been lagging behind virtually every other sector in the adoption of technology.

Think twice before launching hydroelectric megaprojects, expert tells Muskrat Falls inquiry

The first expert to provide testimony at the Muskrat Falls inquiry painted a troubling picture of the history of hydro dam construction around the world.