Interview with Holger Lörz, CEO of Actano, about the recently introduced cloud-based project planning solution RPlan 4D, which visualizes the project progress on the respective 3D models.

Mr. Lörz, how does industrial project management have to adapt to the new framework conditions of IoT & Co.?

The international perspective on German project management is characterized by the large projects Elbphilharmonie, Hauptstadtflughafen Berlin or Stuttgart 21. There we stumble over our way of working together. Each trade union and each department optimizes itself, instead of placing the common goal in the foreground. To prevent this, we recommend a collaborative approach in the project business – marked by honesty. In order to achieve project goals, costs and quality as a whole, we also need a common budget, common buffer and less hierarchical thinking, so that we can realize good ideas faster. Through such modern approaches, projects can be accelerated by up to 30 percent.

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