HNTB has a contract to provide Program Management services for the multi-billion-dollar Georgia Highway Program. John reviewed the Program Management Office’s leadership, organization, structure, guidance documents, implementation of contracting (multiple methods), risk management and team-alignment. He interviewed senior management and documented responses by key categories – related to success factors – and developed recommendations from his work on comparable megaprojects.
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Subsequent to the report, which was very well received, he has advanced an understanding of megaproject success and failure factors. He is working with the PMO office to advance this understanding and apply it to the program – to identify what is working well and which areas or processes need improvement.