The Industry as a Game

For me I look at our projects and our deliveries as a game.

Every time you set a budget it becomes a challenge that you sort of set personally to target, to achieve that.

And I think that’s what makes it kind of fun.

At least for me. Again, when you look at it in that sense rather than it being just work, you are setting these kind of targets and games and I tell you there’s nothing for satisfying than setting a budget at 500 millions and getting 5 prices back and the average is 500 million.

 You cannot do your job any better than that.

 There’s nothing worse than tender bids coming back and them being 20% – 30% and in some cases 50% over budget.
In my mind that’s bonkers.
That means you have no idea what you’re doing.

Whereas coming in on budget means you now started a process with a contractor, who has submitted a price, who is comfortable.

The client is comfortable because they have money to execute, they have a design that they love that they want to execute and you go into an execution phase, kind of satisfied.

We always like to talk about it in KOSMOS of kind of open-source information, sharing knowledge.

It’s vital, even to competitors, the best thing you can do is share your knowledge with your competitor.
Because everybody can come up in the Industry and get better at what they do.

So on your project, if you are having some difficulties with some aspects of the budget or the strategy around the budget control, just drop us a message below and we will come back to you and let’s create a discussion around it.

Because the more open we are about cost control and economy control the better it is for everybody.