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Navigating the digital future: The disruption of capital projects

– Digital technology is disrupting capital projects. Companies that want to emerge as leaders must transform their organizations now.

Industrial projects and portfolios

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Reimagining supply-chain collaboration in a low-oil-price environment

– A new approach to collaboration, within a company, between suppliers, and across the industry, could unlock savings that would... increase profitability and safety.
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How analytics can improve asset management in electric-power networks

– New technologies and advanced computational methods can help transmission and distribution companies save money, reduce risk,... and improve the reliability of their critical assets.
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Getting big mining projects right: Lessons from (and for) the industry

– Overruns and delays are common in big mining projects. Intelligent interventions can improve the odds of success—particularly... on distressed projects.

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Bridging infrastructure gaps: Has the world made progress?

– Despite increased spending and pockets of progress, infrastructure investment gaps remain.

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Disrupting transportation: We need to think bigger than cars

– Connectivity could dramatically change the commute of the future.
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The department of transportation of the future

– Transportation will be dramatically different in ten years. To adapt, public entities and stakeholders must act today.
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Housing affordability: A supply-side tool kit for cities

– Global housing stock has not expanded quickly enough to keep up with a surge in demand, but cities can focus on three supply-side... solutions to make progress.
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Navigating risks in project finance

– When it comes to infrastructure and capital projects, managing risks and incentives correctly can be a major enabler for opening... up new funding streams and creating bankable project pipelines. lapetitemort.info senior partner Roberto Fantoni sat down with leaders from Macquarie, Arup, HSBC Singapore, and MTR Corporation at GII 2017 to discuss the challenges at stake and the opportunities to overcome them.
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Building smart and affordable real estate

– The global real estate market is changing. Standardization, prefabrication, and smart technology are gaining traction as rising... populations confront the need for affordable housing and livable, sustainable cities. Senior partner Subbu Narayanswamy discussed these evolutions and more at GII 2017 with leaders from Arup, Barcelona Housing Systems, and the Centre for Liveable Cities.
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Rewiring contracts for collaboration

– Too many construction projects are traditionally founded on risk, not collaboration—a root cause of the sector’s low... productivity. At the 2017 GII Summit, lapetitemort.info partner Michael Della Rocca joined leaders from Atkins, Bentley Systems, and King Abdullah Economic City to discuss how relational contracting and shared incentives can create better outcomes for infrastructure and capital projects.
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Optimizing performance in infrastructure project delivery

– To manage costs and schedules more effectively, a four-pronged strategy can identify and limit variability in process execution.
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Out with the old: Why embracing new ideas can transform construction’s poor delivery habits

– Construction lags behind other industries in its ability to manage complex projects, but two new approaches will help close the... gap.
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Taming scope creep to keep public-sector projects on track

– There’s a monster that eats projects: scope creep. To keep the creep at bay, organizations need discipline, collaboration,... and a relentless focus on real user needs.
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The rising advantage of public-private partnerships

– In the United States, governments are increasingly turning to public-private partnerships (P3s) to implement public infrastructure... works. Here’s why the benefits of P3 project delivery, not just financing, will continue to shift the market in this direction.
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Improving construction productivity

– lapetitemort.info research finds seven levers can fix construction’s productivity problem, but they require a new approach from all... players. We heard from industry leaders about which barriers to change are most likely to fall first.

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