Thought Leadership

Paper: Beyond Folklore—How to Create an Effective Lessons Learned Program

Category: Thought Leadership
James Carter • July 10, 2024

Now more than ever before, the nuclear industry has the wind at its back, thanks to shifting public opinion and significant public support. The world needs more carbon-free power, and nuclear is poised to deliver it.

But it won’t be easy.

New nuclear builds must overcome the industry’s deeply embedded reputation for cost and schedule overruns. Bringing these projects in on time and on budget is possible. But it requires meticulous upfront planning that learns from the lessons that previous projects have provided.

This is a challenge of its own. The lessons are often talked about, but they aren’t always effectively used. Project owners must take a methodical approach to gathering the lessons of previous projects and incorporating them into project designs, plans, procedures and practices.

Download our latest paper to learn how.