The Boeing Dreamliner was delivered three years late © PA Images
The Boeing Dreamliner was delivered three years late © PA Images

Five lessons from procurement disasters

posted by Paul Simpson
4 May 2018

Sometimes in procurement, disaster can be more instructive than success. “Nobody wants to fail, but you can’t let a good crisis go to waste,” Henry Petroski, author of Success Through Failure, once told the NewYork Times. “Failure can be great source of knowledge and humbling, too – sometimes that’s necessary.”

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