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Quality assurance pays dividends

Quality assurance in projects can help companies avoid costly problems Are you in full control of your projects? Many large projects have in recent years gone over budget and received negative media coverage in Norway.A few examples are the new Holmenkollen arena and Oslo's transport ticket system Flexus. A heavy strain has been put on many project leaders - could this have been avoided?This was the backdrop to DNV's recent breakfast seminar in Oslo , which attracted a high attendance of representatives from the public and private sector."We think the problems are often caused by insufficient anchoring of needs, unclear goals, inadequate project management and lack of risk management," says Peer Chr. Anderssen, head of DNV's Risk Management and Corporate Responsibility Unit. "This can be put right through a thorough process of quality assurance."Sharing knowledge and best practice "Along with some of our customers, we aim to share our experiences and contribute to making their projects more successful," adds DNV's senior principal consultant Rune Moen. "For DNV, this means that the more our activities can be seen as part of the customer's value-adding chain, the greater the impact of our work for safeguarding societal interests. This way we can help ...

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