Schedule Delays in Construction Projects: 7 Key Factors
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Schedule Delays in Construction Projects: 7 Key Factors

Schedule delays are an ever-present challenge in construction projects, causing frustration, financial strain, and even legal disputes. Understanding the root causes of these delays is crucial for project managers, stakeholders, and anyone involved in the construction industry. In this post, we’ll delve into the key factors behind schedule delays. Poor Planning and Scheduling If the…

Primavera P6 Skills Assessment: Test for This When Hiring Schedulers
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Primavera P6 Skills Assessment: Test for This When Hiring Schedulers

The demand for skilled Primavera P6 planners and schedulers is on the rise. But with hiring comes its own set of challenges – time, money, and the looming risk of selecting talent that may not meet your project needs. So, how do you ensure you’re bringing on board the best Primavera P6 schedulers? Today we’re…

6 New Features in Primavera P6 Professional Version 23.12
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6 New Features in Primavera P6 Professional Version 23.12

Oracle’s Primavera P6 Professional has long been a trusted project management software by industries worldwide to streamline processes and enhance project efficiency. With the release of version 23.12, Oracle continues its commitment to innovation, delivering a suite of enhancements designed to empower project managers and teams like never before. Let’s explore some of the key…

ALICE CORE: Unleashing Efficiency in Construction
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ALICE CORE: Unleashing Efficiency in Construction

In the ever-evolving world of construction project management, staying ahead of the curve is paramount to success. With the emergence of innovative software solutions like ALICE Core, project managers now have a powerful tool at their disposal to streamline processes, optimize schedules, and drive efficiency like never before. In this post, we delve into the…

Gantt Charts: Mastering the Backbone of Construction and Engineering Project Management
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Gantt Charts: Mastering the Backbone of Construction and Engineering Project Management

Gantt charts serve as the indispensable backbone of project controls and scheduling especially in the realm of construction engineering. The ability to read and interpret these visual representations of project timelines is a crucial skill for anyone aiming for success in managing complex construction and engineering projects. In this post, we’ll explore essential tips and…

Creating Scenarios in Primavera P6? Here’s a Better Alternative
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Creating Scenarios in Primavera P6? Here’s a Better Alternative

We have been creating scenarios in Primavera P6 the same way for so long – and it completely sucks! Here’s what I’m talking about. Let’s look at a project and say we want to add a second crew, or maybe change the way the project is starting. These actions are next to impossible to implement…

5 Ways To Completely Revamp Your Project Productivity Style
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5 Ways To Completely Revamp Your Project Productivity Style

We all want to be and feel productive everyday. Somedays you feel like Thor, knocking off the tasks like he swings Mjilnor to bash bad guys. And other days, it’s more like you’re stuck in “Ground Hog Day” – endlessly repeating the same tasks over and over to no end, seeming to get nowhere. Maybe…

4 Common Construction Bidding Errors And How To Avoid Them
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4 Common Construction Bidding Errors And How To Avoid Them

Independent contractors are constantly seeking out and proposing bids in hopes of landing a construction job. Whether it is a small or large project the landscape is very competitive and requires a lot more than just presenting a proposal and knowing that you’re remarkable at what you do. To help get you in the right…

70 Project Scheduling Terms That Every Planner Needs To Know
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70 Project Scheduling Terms That Every Planner Needs To Know

The number of project scheduling and planning terms out there can be overwhelming. Interpreting and communicating a plan can become a task in itself if you are not up-to-date with the planning jargon. So here is a list of 70  Project Scheduling terms every planner should know for smooth sailing – check out the glossary below…

Top 6 Reasons How PMP Certification Will Advance Your Career
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Top 6 Reasons How PMP Certification Will Advance Your Career

Working in project management requires careful attention to detail, inexplicable hands-on training, and credibility. However, planners and schedulers in project management roles often find themselves unable to provide proof of their accomplishments beyond previous roles as project managers. To meet the growing demand for a streamlined, predictable means of ensuring a project manager’s credibility, Project…