Construction Sustainability Highlights 2023: Embracing the Future
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Construction Sustainability Highlights 2023: Embracing the Future

In the ever-evolving landscape of construction, sustainability has become more than just a buzzword—it’s a driving force shaping the industry’s future. As we step away from 2023, the construction sector has witnessed a remarkable surge in sustainable practices. This blog post explores the highlights that reshaped the construction industry, making it more environmentally friendly, socially…

The Power Of Oil On the Construction Industry [INFOGRAPHIC]
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The Power Of Oil On the Construction Industry [INFOGRAPHIC]

Worried that your project might be the next one affected by the recent crude oil price increase?  Closing 2014 oil prices were 49% in decline, back then we feared it could reach the all time low we saw in 2008 where oil dropped 67%. Now in 2022, crude oil prices saw a 40% increase reaching…

30 Top Project Controls Conferences To Attend In 2020
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30 Top Project Controls Conferences To Attend In 2020

Where do you look to learn new ideas, get inspiration, and discover new tools? We’ve entered a new decade and opportunities are always there to become better in your industry. In project management there is constant change that can be proven by the new technologies and digital transformations that have been occurring globally. Attending annual…

Top 10 Construction Magazines You Should Be Reading
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Top 10 Construction Magazines You Should Be Reading

Construction professionals are always looking for the newest technology and news to keep them up with the latest in their field. Magazines are one of the top worthy tools that construction professionals use along with participating in trade shows and conferences. However, since magazines are sometimes free or low-cost tools, they are still a preferred…

Plan Academy Named Spring 2019 “High Performer” by G2Crowd
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Plan Academy Named Spring 2019 “High Performer” by G2Crowd

Bill Gates once said “We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” And as a budding online training enterprise, we at Plan Academy truly value the feedback of our clients. We love hearing from our students. And we always take their feedback into consideration when we plan a new course…

24 Top Project Controls Conferences To Attend In 2019
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24 Top Project Controls Conferences To Attend In 2019

This year, investing in yourself should be on your priority list and if you’re ready to kick off 2019 by being around like-minded people and industry professionals; attending conferences is a great way to do this. It doesn’t always have to be just about business, it can also be a great excuse to visit and…

Oracle Launches A Construction and Engineering Innovation Test Lab
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Oracle Launches A Construction and Engineering Innovation Test Lab

Construction productivity has been declining since the 1990’s (Mckinsey&Company). With the rapid growth of digital technology and IoT, Oracle is developing a 15,000-sq-ft facility that provides a space for industry professionals to test new products – the Construction and Engineering Innovation Lab, in Deerfield, Ill. According to research from Mckinsey&Company, large projects take 20% longer…

These 4 Project Controls Software Trends Will Make Waves in 2018
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These 4 Project Controls Software Trends Will Make Waves in 2018

In 2018, schedulers, planners & cost controllers will continue to deal with the pressures of managing complex projects amidst scarce resources, limited budgets and tight deadlines. And while most project controllers will spend their time in front of a piece of software, our project controls software is changing and evolving in our connected world. Project…

23 Top Project Controls Conferences To Attend In 2018
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23 Top Project Controls Conferences To Attend In 2018

Update: Check out the list of Top 24 Project Controls Conferences to attend in 2019! 2018 hasn’t even started yet and I’m already trying to get you fill your calendar. Now isn’t that something! But hey, the sooner the better and this will be one thing off of your to do list for next year….

Primavera P6 Release 17.7 Is Out But It’s A Light Update
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Primavera P6 Release 17.7 Is Out But It’s A Light Update

Quietly in July, Oracle released this year’s 2nd iteration of it’s Primavera P6 EPPM & Primavera P6 Professional Project Management application, release 17.7. Why am I saying this is the 2nd iteration? In 2015, Oracle committed to delivering 2 releases per year x.1 and x.2. At that time they shifted their version from version 8.x…