People & the Project

Projects are much more about people than processes. This series of programmes examine the roles of the various individuals, teams and groups who have a fundamental influence over the fate of a project, and even whether it happens at all.

July 9, 2021
Photo aerial shot Boeing 777

Engaging the stakeholders

In the early 1990s Boeing recognised the need for a new twin-engined long-range airliner to slot in its range just below the 747 jumbo jet.  This […]
July 9, 2021
London Eye from River Thames September 2019

The project sponsor

When it opened early in 2000, the London Eye was the tallest observation wheel in the world, and has since become as much a symbol of […]
July 9, 2021
Skyscraper Manhattan

The project manager

West of the Midtown Manhattan in New York City stands One Worldwide Plaza, a 47 storey skyscraper built in the 1980s. It was part of a […]
July 9, 2021
Modified Hummer H2 yellow

Project teams

In 1999, General Motors entered an agreement with AM General to develop and sell a sport utility vehicle (SUV) inspired by AMG’s Humvee army troop carrier […]
July 9, 2021
Edinburgh CAF articulated tram in York Place number 251

Project governance

In 2001 Scotland’s capital city unveiled plans for a 24km long, two line Edinburgh trams network, linking the airport with the city centre and districts next […]