Five years ago, Google became focused on building the “perfect team”. During Project Aristotle, as the initiative was named, hundreds of Google’s teams were studied to try to find out why some stumbled yet others soared. Differentiators studied included member personality styles, educational backgrounds, similarity of interests, and whether they had participated in team training courses.

TerconPatners was contacted by the CEO of a software company that had been in business for about ten years and had a successful track that clearly qualified it to be described as an “HPO” in terms of three of the four financial measures of High Performance: Revenue Growth, Profitability, and Customer Satisfaction. And, they were on a growth curve that should lead to a significantly increased Market Share.

A Fortune 50 oil company was constructing a Liquefied Natural Gas plant off the NW coast of Australia. Total installed cost would be 65 Billion USD, the world’s largest capital project ever for the industry.

Improving Owner/Contractor Relationships in a Complex,
Multi­ Culture Mega-Project

Prevent further project delays and cost escalation due to miscommunication and unclear performance expectations between owner company and prime contractor.

The Challenge: Meet the schedule milestone for installation of the plant automation system for a massive chemical complex being constructed in the Middle East.

The Problem: The client was under intense pressure to get their new product to market before their competition.

Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General

The Challenge: Within HHS, the Mission of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is to protect the integrity of HHS programs, as well as the health and welfare of their beneficiaries.

The Challenge: The Mission of FinCEN is to support law enforcement through financial intelligence & analysis, administering policy and wider regulatory responsibilities, and focusing on ever-increasing threats from terrorism through strengthened international financial systems.

The Challenge: The Mission of HUD’s Acquisitions Management Services Department is to enable HUD to achieve improved time to market by having completed acquisitions packages to support procurements and secure funding in a timely manner.

Federal Acquisition Services

The Challenge: The Mission of the Federal Acquisition Services Top Office, GSA/FAS Management Services Center is to acquire space on behalf of the federal government and act as a caretaker for federal properties across the nation.

Environmental Protection Agency

The Challenge: The Mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to ensure that all Americans are protected from Significant risks to human health from the environment where they live, learn and work.

Major Schedule Delay Prevented in a Chemicals Mega-Project

The Challenge: Meet the schedule milestone for installation of the plant automation system for a massive chemical complex being constructed in the Middle East.

Improving Owner/ Contractor Relationships in a Complex, Multi-Culture Mega-Project

The Challenge: Prevent further project delays and cost escalation due to miscommunication and unclear performance expectations between owner company and prime contractor.