Methods and Tools to Support a Business-Driven Project Management Office

January 30th, 2020

In our fast changing world of capital projects, many organizations are looking to digitally transform their Project Management Office (PMO). Their goal is better control of their project portfolio. Project management methodologies, certifications and tools have around for many years and have considerably increased the maturity of PMOs. However, even as projects are managed better […]


Foundations of Progress Measurement (Part III): Construction

November 5th, 2019

Progress Measurement During Construction

TheĀ Importance of Progress MeasurementĀ  Progress measurement is a key element of project management for construction projects. It helps to determine earned value, cost at completion, and the estimated finished date of the project. These are all very important things to know if you want to keep costs and schedule under control. However, being able to […]


Foundations of Progress Measurement (Part II): Procurement

August 12th, 2019

Progress Measurement During Procurement

TheĀ Importance of Progress MeasurementĀ  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. That is where progress measurement processes come in. The […]


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

TheĀ Importance of Progress MeasurementĀ  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? This seems like a simple question. However, it often proves very difficult to answer accurately. That is why accurate progress measurement […]


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 […]