David Wright,Managing Director
Any business endeavour or project cannot reach a successful conclusion unless it is planned and executed to well. The chaos of implementing a project requires sound project management strategies to tame it. “Over 36 percent of projects fail globally and only about half of organiszations organizations implement strategy successfully through project and program management,” explains David Wright, MD, QVC Solutions, a provider of unique project management solutions. The statistics clearly indicate the need for quality project management. With a desire to address this need, David founded QVC Solutions in 2002.
The company assesses capability maturity, develops an appropriate improvement roadmap and then works with its client to drive value from these improvements.
“Project management was a highly misunderstood profession as the players in the market were missing the mark in terms of deploying the right solutions. That’s when I decided to launch QVC,” David explains. Based on a foundation of Quality, Value and Commitment (QVC) to serve customers and help individuals,; these core principles remain at the heart of the company’s success. Operating out of Australia, the company offer a range of tailored project management solutions – QVC Projects, QVC Consulting and QVC Training solutions.
With QVC Projects, the company is able to minimize minimisze unwanted un necessary costs and amplify time efficiencies.The company’s highly experienced consultants to the heart of the project and provide services support organizations by defining the right path. QVC’s clients consult the company about show to optimize their project organizations and it spannings from board director through chief executive level and dealing with issues relating to portfolio, program and project management models. The organization supports its clients in focusing their capabilities for the appropriate and successful implementation of their business strategies.
QVC Training provides an “embedded approach” to professional development, helping delegates retain the knowledge and organizations lock in their investment. The company gives hands-on training to its clients through workshops and in-project training and coaching.
As a client-oriented company, QVC makes sure that not only are projects carried out successfully, but are also carried out in the shortest timeframes.“We lead best practices and have partnered with the lead authors of the world’s project methodologies. We have also been working with PMI and Axelos for years, yet we are able to help organizations with the practical implementation of these methods,” states David. Owing to the company’s strategy it helped Transport for London save £1bn in five years. The company counts Governments of Australia, New Zealand, Telstra, ANZ Bank, Westpac, Citibank, Bank of Queensland, Suncorp Bank, Credit Union Australia, Prudential, Rio Tinto, Glencore, Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, Flight Centre, Brisbane City Council, Gold Coast City Council, SA Water, NZ Post etc as their esteemed clients.
QVC Training provides an “embedded approach” to professional development,
helping delegates retain the knowledge and organizations lock in their investment
QVCS’s next wave of growth will spread across Singapore and New Zealand. “Asia is in the nascent stages of understanding the value in portfolio management, something that is a core competency of ours,” reasons David. Apart from the geographical expansion, the company is also set to launch PMO-as-a-service (PMOaaS) that will allow organizations to buy much of their challenging portfolio functions out of the box. “This is a real benefit to organizations that are just focused on delivering projects and don’t want to build portfolio management capability. It reduces the cost and lesses the risks of the entire portfolio by providing expertise to overse the technical aspects of the delivery,” concludes David.