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Systems 2017, 5(1), 13; doi:10.3390/systems5010013

Systems Engineering in Front-End Governance of Major Public Investment Projects

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7020 Trondheim, Norway
Academic Editors: Shankar Sankaran, Pamela Buckle Henning, Timothy Ferris and Mary C. Edson
Received: 2 January 2017 / Revised: 7 February 2017 / Accepted: 8 February 2017 / Published: 15 February 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Systems Research)
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This paper provides an account of how systems engineering principles are applied by the Norwegian government to improve up-front planning and decision-making of large public investment projects, as well as the effect of these efforts after 15 years of operations. It suggests that the results are promising, both in securing budgetary compliance, but also to ensure conceptual solutions that are economically viable in a life-time perspective. View Full-Text
Keywords: system engineering; project governance; quality assurance system engineering; project governance; quality assurance
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