Nostradamus for Projects (Part I): Building Predictability into your Enterprise

April 25th, 2018

Predictability

Why is it the construction industry lags other sectors when it comes to productivity? Why are cost and schedule overruns the norm for engineering and construction projects? The answer to these questions is complicated, as there are many factors that affect project outcomes. However, there is one critical factor that is often overlooked, but has […]


Podcast: Maximizing Your Projects Performance

October 18th, 2017

Projects and portfolios often struggle to deliver their desired return on investment. Many in the projects business don’t standardize project prioritization, planning and delivery. They select projects without knowing whether they align with strategy. They can’t establish real performance baselines. With these limitations, what result should you expect? With EcoSys, we’ve always focused on project […]


EcoSys 8: Introducing Enterprise Projects Performance

October 3rd, 2017

Project controls is a vital part of successful project delivery. The ability to efficiently and accurately measure and forecast project performance can’t be understated. However, project controls alone is not enough. Consider a project that is flawlessly executed, on-time and on-budget, only to learn that it’s not strategic, doesn’t further an organization’s goals, and the […]


Improving Projects Performance at CH2M

August 23rd, 2017

Efficiency is important in improving organizational performance, especially in the Engineering & Construction industry where project margins are so thin. CH2M, a leading global engineering company providing consulting, design, construction and operations services recognized that in order to improve the performance of their projects, they needed to increase efficiency by eliminating the time spent manually […]