How to Optimize Project Portfolio Management

November 23rd, 2020

Competition and market forces are challenging organizations more than ever. This makes the imperative to optimize return on investment vital to success. To keep pace, organizations need to ensure they invest in a mix of projects that delivers the highest value. They must implement solutions and strategies that allow them to quickly evaluate all ideas, […]


Projects and the Power Industry: The Next Normal

November 17th, 2020

In recent years, the Power Utilities industry has been characterized by change and increasing opportunity. To keep pace, organizations have funneled more investment into capital and operations and maintenance (O&M) projects. In emerging markets, the Power Utilities industry has been experiencing strong demand for several years. Power generators and transmission and distribution companies have done […]


Project Data Integration Maturity Breeds Success

November 13th, 2020

Project data integration and project performance management have been likely bedfellows for many years. I have been involved in many system implementations as a user, implementor and consultant in the past 20 years and the only one I can clearly remember failing was the one where integration was kept to minimum. The need for an […]


Tips & Tricks: Visual Workflow Comments

November 4th, 2020

Visual Workflows provide a graphical method for configurating and sequencing workflow steps. The steps can include process steps, confirmations and approvals, connections, action batches, and multiple paths. The Visual Workflow feature was enhanced in EcoSys v8.5 with the addition of the ability to access comments within the workflow. Visual Workflows are executed by EcoSys end users. When […]


Tips & Tricks: 8.7 Removed Admin Screens

November 3rd, 2020

The EcoSys 8.7.01 user interface was enhanced to provide a more streamlined admin user experience and to improve configurability.  Several screens have been removed as the functionality of most of these screens is accessible in other screens as detailed in the below table. The removed screens were native to EcoSys and could not be modified. […]