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CPM Schedule Cost Loading: 10 Reasons it is Seldom Implemented

Cost loading in Primavera simply  doesn’t cut the mustard because it has so little operability to incorporate variances. CPM Schedule Cost Loading has always been the bane of the scheduler’s existence. So much so  that schedulers – including this scheduler, routinely exclude cost loading requirements for their assignments. Exclusion of...
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Top 10 Misconceptions of CPM Scheduling

CPM scheduling is intended to facilitate the design and construction of a given project. It does this in a number of ways that are often misunderstood. The misunderstanding lies in the expectations of the schedule – what it does, and doesn’t do. Being aware of these misconceptions will help you prepare...
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An Argument for CPM Schedules for Sub-Contractors

CPM Schedules are not just for GCs and CMs CPM Subcontractor Schedules Gaining Popularity Sub-Contractors who aren’t CPM savvy are understandably squeamish of CMP subcontractor schedules. They may think of them as superfluous, or only a means to an end: to fulfill contract requirements, as opposed to a useful projection...
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Construction Project Controls: the Industry Plays Catch-up Ball

Means and methods of construction project controls and project management have changed little over the years, in terms of their objectives and criteria – meeting minutes, budgets, estimates, and schedules. Only the way in which various building industry professionals go about achieving these ends has changed. I am referring, of course, to...
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