Simplifying Cost, Performance and Schedule Synchronization

September 28th, 2021

Integrating project costs and schedules is a goal for anyone wanting to truly understand where the project should be, and needs to be, in terms of progress, hours consumed and money spent. Difficulties with aligning work and cost breakdown structures, differences between cost loaded schedules and project budgets, and disconnected scheduling and cost control teams […]


Is the Enigma of Schedule and Cost Management Finally About to be Solved?

September 24th, 2021

For many decades, schedule and cost structuration methods have been used extensively on major construction projects. These methods have improved over time with the evolution of tools and lessons learned from the field. Nevertheless, every time I try to make schedule and cost really work together, I encounter problems that are generally unsolvable, particularly how to judiciously correlate a work breakdown structure (WBS) supporting a schedule and a cost breakdown […]


EcoSys Online Documentation – Designed for You to Get More Done

July 30th, 2021

At Hexagon, we are passionate about your success. To help you achieve your goals with EcoSys, we offer comprehensive, easy to use documentation providing quick answers to your questions.  You will find a wide range of information in this documentation from configuration of EcoSys tools, such as spreadsheets and reports, to business processes within the […]


Strategies for Troubleshooting Actions

July 29th, 2021

The ability to tailor so many aspects of EcoSys is incredibly powerful and unlocks so much value for our customers. When creating or modifying a configuration however, sometimes you don’t get the results you were initially expecting. Then, some troubleshooting is in order. Let’s look at how this applies to troubleshooting EcoSys Actions and what […]


4 Reasons Why You Need Project Controls Software

July 28th, 2021

Most project performance professionals will recognize this scenario: you are well into your project, and someone asks for the latest status update. You now contact different team members to get the latest information on actuals, forecasts, schedules and budgets and spend hours collating the information together. By the time it lands in the inbox of […]


Why Smaller Projects Need a Single Source of Truth and Where to Start

June 24th, 2021

We’ve all heard the statistics of the world’s biggest construction delays. According to McKinsey, large projects typically end up to 80%(!) over budget and take 20% longer than expected to finish. However, it’s not only the biggest companies that struggle with controlling costs, visibility into performance, or choosing the right projects. The small to medium-sized […]