Construction Stories 101: Things That Make Project Owners Blood Boil

When you deal with some of the most complex projects in the world, things will come up and mistakes will happen. What drives people crazy isn’t the initial mistake, but rather the cascade of poor decision making that takes a relatively simple delay and makes it ...

What’s the Difference Between a Project Scheduler and a Scheduling Expert?

Whether you believe it or not, the project schedule is probably the most important document in all of construction. Not only is it important to plan and manage the job, but it also facilitates better decisions through data analytics of the information contained. ...

Is the Construction Industry in a State of Chronic Pain When it Comes to Project Management?

Most people involved in the construction industry, whether it is the owner or contractor, have accepted the reality that projects go over budget and get delayed. That’s why there is a contingency budget.  Accepting that reality is a big reason why the industry is ...

Why Don’t Contractors Like to Share CPM Schedules?

Many contractors cringe at the thought of sharing the construction schedule with owners. I am not talking about the .pdf file that is shared monthly in the progress reports —the one that is so carefully formatted, often times hiding the total float column and ...

The Top 5 CPM Scheduling Worst Practices

Project scheduling is crucial in project management and is one of the most effective techniques in planning and monitoring each phase of the construction project. Project scheduling is widely used and there are plenty of best practices to follow to ensure a ...

Do You Know These Breakdowns in CPM Scheduling in Construction?

  CPM (Critical Path Method) scheduling is the development and use of a comprehensive work plan that represents the construction logic of a construction project using network diagrams. These network diagrams show how the work will be done and is used as a guide to ...

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