In an environment where markets and competitors are changing faster than ever, huge amounts of money, resources and management focus are being poured into business transformation programmes. Despite this massive investment, most fail to deliver the hoped-for benefits. But while the risks are high, the rewards for success can be even higher. A small number of business transformation programmes succeed in delivering remarkable results and real competitive advantage. Why do so many continue to fail, while a few achieve such spectacular success?
The client was looking to generate efficiency savings in response to a major water company’s Contractor Efficiency Programme for Mains Renewal. The agreed approach was to work with a designated team consisting of personnel from CRIS, 1st and 2nd Tier Contractors. The team would work on site with construction gangs to identify opportunities for efficiency improvements