Project & Programme Success

Project and Programme Planning

Project & Programme Management

Project and Programme Planning

All projects and programmes require sound planning. The success of a plan depends on its ability to highlight and respond to common construction issues, including inaccurate time estimates, unforeseen delays and resourcing issues. This is one of RLB’s key areas of expertise. Our team is passionate about developing robust and reliable schedules that accurately reflect project status, thus increasing predictability, standardisation and control on your projects.

Predict the outcomes of projects

The key indicator of the success of a project is predictability of outcome. We have extensive experience of creating frameworks to enable the development of project baselines that can serve as a basis for producing quality forecasts. They are designed to allow rapid remedial action to be taken at the earliest opportunity to keep projects on track.

Adopt best-in-class processes

Aligning schedule structures and standardising processes allow for a common approach across projects, the adoption of best-practice, efficient compliance, and the capture of lessons learned for future improvements. Our team can develop and implement best-in-class processes that will underpin your project’s success and support a framework for driving continuous improvement.

Use data to make better decisions

A robust project schedule can be used to evaluate the best decisions to take to achieve a project’s desired outcomes. This involves conducting a quantitative risk assessment to determine the benefits of mitigation measures. We understand how quality schedules can be used to demonstrate the right decisions to make, as well as to identify bottlenecks so they can be addressed in a timely manner.

Go digital to improve communications

Managing project schedules is challenging due to the vast quantity of information and the difficulty in processing, analysing and communicating it to stakeholders. We can develop a digital platform to improve communications on your project and give early indications of delays or changes in predictability. You and your stakeholders will always be kept fully informed on project progress.

Value & Impact

How we’ve helped others meet their challenges



New-build hyperscale data centres across two sites in Europe

RLB provided pre-and post-contract cost management to the two sites. The robust planning and controlling of costs ensured that the project remained within the client’s budget.

“RLB supported my team on a single project across a regional portfolio and within four months had raised both the project and regional standards, setting new benchmarks for scheduling. RLB are industry experts who understand the core fundamentals of data centre construction and schedule management.”




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