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The 800-mile Alaska Pipeline was a project without a plan or method. This remarkable story presents some valuable lessons from the biggest and most expensive private enterprise in American history.
A federal organization saw its project portfolio budget increase tenfold practically overnight—and had to reassess its project management process.
This case study delves into the project management techniques used on the multi-billion (10 plus) US dollars Department of Energy's (DOE) project called the Superconducting Super-Collider (SSC). A high-energy subatomic particle accelerator set to be the most powerful in the world, the SSC project's intended end result was a product to be used for research and development. Purchase this item in the PMI Store, where PMI members receive discounted prices.
The ongoing changes in population, climate, and the availability of energy have resulted in unprecedented threats and opportunities that all project and program managers, portfolio managers, and public planners need to be aware of. The New Triple Constraints for Sustainable Projects, Programs, and Portfolios offers a clear look at how these constraints will impact project undertakings and overlay the current classic constraints of cost, schedule, and performance. The book provides current facts and information on population, climate change, and energy issues--identifying trends and outlining opportunities in the form of a set of overlays (summary conclusions).
When it comes to performance measurement, Sealy, one of North America's largest bedding manufacturers, isn't sleeping on the job.
This webinar looks at the problems faced by a large Canadian energy company when a simple gas station decommissioning project had turned into one of the company’s largest environmental liabilities.
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