Category Archives: project controls

Are Project Controls Professionals an Endangered Species?

Will Project Estimators & Schedulers be Supplanted by AI-centric Platforms? The short answer is – many project controls “professionals” will not be missed, but more talented professionals should see an increase in necessity and relevance to the merging of project controls into AI-centric project controls. This disruption would denote both...
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Deltek Insight & Celebration 2017: Focus on Acumen

NASHVILLE, MUSIC CITY, TN, October 23 – 26, 2017 If anyone knows how to throw an epic conference and celebration for cast of a few thousand constituents and client-base, it’s Deltek. So it’s no wonder they chose Nashville’s sprawling Grand Old Opry and Gaylord Hotel campus, to host the Deltek Insight...
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Building Industry Negative Productivity Rates: Don’t Blame the Builders

Building Industry Negative Productivity Rates: Bane of the Industry Constant reminders of building industry negative productivity rates don’t tell the whole story, in fact, they don’t tell any story, forcing anyone outside the industry to use their imagination. The industry  – an easy mark, traditionally absorbs most of the blame...
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Executive Project Controls: Clueless Emperors are the Oxymorons of Oversight

Executive Project Controls, or uber-controllers are that in name only Executive project controls – project estimation and project scheduling, are perpetually misinterpreted disciplines. Laypeople simply don’t make the connection between ‘estimating and scheduling,’ with ‘executive project controls,’ while self-anointed organizations go around hawking fancy certifications to people with no practical industry...
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