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 — […]


Nostradamus for Projects (Part II): Utilizing Predictability Metrics in Benchmarking and Analysis to Improve Performance

November 7th, 2018

In Part I of Nostradamus for Projects, we covered how improving predictability in the construction industry can mitigate cost and schedule overruns, ultimately having a huge impact on returns and margins. Project predictability is simply knowing the outcome variance of a project as early as possible, i.e. how early in the project lifecycle is the […]