Foundations of Progress Measurement (Part I): Engineering

July 19th, 2019

The Importance of Progress Measurement  Successfully executing projects hinges on many variables. Yet, the fundamental question that must be answered before any proactive or prescriptive measures can be implemented is this: Where are we today? Deceiving in its simplicity, this question often proves difficult to answer accurately.  As such, the objective and realistic measurement of physical progress during […]


How Project Controls Lead to Better Project Performance

July 10th, 2019

How Project Controls Lead to Better Project Performance

Project controls are a group of processes that gather and analyze project data to keep costs and schedules on track. The beauty of project controls is they allow for proactive monitoring of current projects, and alert stakeholders so that timely, corrective actions can be taken.  While controls deliver projects on time and budget, the scope […]


5 Ways Your Project Controls Deserve Better Than Excel

June 20th, 2019

Excel is one of the most popular software tools in the world, used across many industries and disciplines. And while it serves its purpose in most situations, there are definitely some shortcomings when it comes to project controls. Simplicity and familiarity are the main reasons people like using Excel, but as your requirements get more […]


Where Your Project Cost Reporting is Falling Short

May 28th, 2019

Last week we hosted “The Evolution of Cost Reporting”, a webinar where we looked at some of the unfortunate yet pervasive processes that make project reporting slow, inaccurate, and not nearly as helpful as it should be.  We then talked about technology trends available today that are increasing efficiency, predictability and actual project control — […]