Excel® is great. It’s widely available, easy to use, and capable of some fairly complicated calculations. For example, if you needed to solve for patterns of acoustical radiation, Excel has a built-in formula for it. You can use the program to do just about anything. You really shouldn’t use it for project controls. Here’s why. […]
In case you’re one of the two people who hadn’t heard, there’s a new Star Wars movie opening this Friday. In the US, pre-orders for tickets have broken the previous record (Hunger Games) eight times over. A thousand shows sold out within 12 hours of tickets becoming available. The excitement got us thinking about some […]
After resting up from an intense and content-packed first day of the User Conference, attendees (the highest number we’ve had so far, by the way!) were ready for more, and this time they had their choice of three separate session tracks: In addition to sessions on both the technical and solutions-oriented sides of EcoSys EPC, […]
Sunday night kicked off the 5th annual EcoSys User Conference at the Four Seasons Orlando. The early arrivals competed in an afternoon golf scramble. Congratulations to Sandra DeLaGarza (Columbia Pipeline Group), Darren Metherell (EcoSys), Jeff Wells (Atkins), and David Padgett (EcoSys). Then, guests gathered for a welcome cocktail & networking reception out on the King […]
We’re just over two weeks away from the 5th annual EcoSys User Conference, and the excitement here and among our registered attendees is palpable. For the first time ever, we’ll be hosting the event at the Four Seasons in Orlando, Florida, and we’ll be featuring many of the top names in capital projects alongside our […]
Too often, project controls professionals receive the C-Suite’s full attention at one time only – immediately after painful and embarrassing cost or schedule overruns have come to light. So how can project controls leadership take advantage of these moments to sell to executives the power of project controls and differentiate it from the back-office, after-the-fact reports coming from Finance?