Due to the highly complex nature of modern railway megaprojects, it is impossible that any team or organization has all the required skills and knowledge to deliver a successful outcome on its own. As is true for any major project, collaboration is critical.
One of the main goals of systems integration (SI) is to enable effective technical collaboration by building it into the management framework of a megaproject/program.
Enabling collaboration across a megaproject organization is a critical skill for SI team leadership. If the focus on collaboration and communication is not there, no amount of tools, techniques, people or process will fill the void. With teams and people at its core, WSP’s SI:D3 framework provides practical methods for collaborative SI.
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