Project Controls Software: Put an End to Spreadsheet Insanity

February 1st, 2016

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. […]


What the Star Wars Movies Can Teach Us About Project Controls

December 14th, 2015

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 […]


2015 EcoSys User Conference, Day 2 Recap

September 23rd, 2015

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, […]


2015 EcoSys User Conference, Day 1 Recap

September 22nd, 2015

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 […]