Chevron gets creative to meet the needs of a fuel-hungry U.S. metropolis.
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A federal organization saw its project portfolio budget increase tenfold practically overnight—and had to reassess its project management process.
Public-private partnership projects can help emerging economies fill infrastructure gaps—if governments define a clear ROI.
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.
Here comes the sun - again. There were a lot of first for this solar project - and that can be scary for even the most talented project team.
Studies have shown that inappropriate requirements are the leading cause of project failure. And a few categories of requirements are not as well documented--and should be considered when it comes to projects within the natural resources and energy sectors. This article discusses the consideration of said requirements, along with the associated risks and opportunities.
When it comes to performance measurement, Sealy, one of North America's largest bedding manufacturers, isn't sleeping on the job.
A major project could have been a big jolt to her career, but Kyla Watt felt less than empowered by her Low Energy gig. Sparks fly and projects fizzle out when both the client and the consulting group are totally out of control sometimes you have to know when to pull the plug.
Recent projects aim to provide a solution to power outages by treating energy less like a bottomless ATM and more like a savings account--storing it when we don’t need it so we can spend it when we do.
Adoption of LEED standards is typically framed as a means of reducing operating costs; the greater expense in designing and building sustainable facilities is offset by reduced energy consumption in future years. This becomes a theoretically easy business case that should be readily accepted: an investment in current periods providing future savings in costs. The challenge, however, is two-fold: it requires foresight and a willingness to invest in the long term, and there needs to be confidence that the promised benefits are realistic and attainable.