Project Analytics: Benefits, Challenges and First Steps

February 22nd, 2021

Underperformance is nothing new in the world of capital projects. Large projects experience cost and schedule overruns consistently. They are not meeting their intended objectives, not delivering expected business value. We’ve been hearing the same story for years. Additionally, projects are beginning to have a greater impact on shareholder value. This has raised the stakes […]


Tips & Tricks: A Tour of EcoSys Connect

February 9th, 2021

Our newest integration product available to EcoSys customers, EcoSys Connect, is a no-code/low-code integration platform that consolidates data from multiple systems. It maximizes your existing technology investments with one login, one database and many solutions. Our cloud-enabled integration platform improves performance and reliability, while reducing implementation time and costs.     The EcoSys Connect User […]


Earned Schedule: A Powerful Enhancement to EVM

February 8th, 2021

Earned Value Management (EVM) has emerged as one of the most powerful and frequently used methodologies to measure project progress and performance over the last 60 or 70 years. Its early adopters include NASA and the U.S. Department of Defense, who have been using the practice extensively in critical, long-term projects with massive budgets. Though […]


Tips & Tricks: Debugging Action Batches Using Advanced Commands

February 5th, 2021

EcoSys configuration features include a set of advanced commands that can be utilized as configuration options during troubleshooting or for setup of advanced behavior. We’ve discussed Advanced Commands before, but felt they are really worth revisiting. They are entered in the Advanced Commands field on the Options tab of a spreadsheet, report, form, chart, or […]


Scope Creep: What It Is and How to Manage It

February 1st, 2021

Every project starts with the seed of an idea, but translating those ideas into real outcomes is tough—most projects hit major roadblocks and overruns before they cross the finish line. According to the PMI 2020 Pulse of the Profession Report, 11.4 percent of investment is wasted due to poor project performance. Why do projects perform […]