Category Archives: project controls

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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Disruption Non-Claims: Losing Stakes for the Construction Industry

Delay:  Master of Schedule Disruption Claims According to the US Census, the 2016 US construction was estimated at USD$1.16T. If we also estimate that on average 30% of these projects finished on time, and 70% late by most measures, then we can estimate that USD$815.1B of that work was subject...
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