Foundations of Progress Measurement (Part II): Procurement

August 12th, 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 […]


6 Best Practices for Project Controls

July 31st, 2019

Project controls is a set of tools and processes that help manage projects through measuring, forecasting, and improving project performance. It adds an important dimension to project management by providing a complete system for managing cost and schedule. When these important aspects of a project are under control, it stands to reason that your company […]


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 […]