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 […]


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 […]


Overcoming Complexity with Project Portfolio Forecasting

December 22nd, 2020

Portfolio forecasting, or multi-project forecasting, allows for greater ease in updating forecasts across a wide range a projects. Current software solutions can help you enable this methodology to improve your project performance. Let’s first review why forecasting is so important in projects. Then, we will look in more detail at the benefits of project portfolio […]


Project Estimating Across the Budget Lifecycle with EcoSys

December 10th, 2020

  Estimating is persistent throughout the project delivery process. The creation of high level, rough order of magnitude estimates supports ideation and project selection.  Detailed estimates support project budgets and scope changes identified during execution. In many cases estimates are developed at different stages of the budget lifecycle using different tools and procedures. This is […]


How Digital Transformation Will Save Power Utilities Projects

December 2nd, 2020

EcoSys for Power Utilities Product Sheet

The Power Utilities industry faces an unique series of challenges both now, and as we move into the future. When 2020 began, the Power Utilities industry was already in the middle of a sustained period of change – growing demand, decarbonization initiatives, and the move toward a smart grid. Then, COVID-19 forced a series of […]


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, […]