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 ...

There’s a Lack of Data Available to Construction Project Owners (Here’s How to Fix it)

  Construction project owners have long been suffering from a lack of information - and they keep fighting the same old cost and schedule problems that come with the lack of data. While we can speculate on what the reasoning behind this lack of information is, more ...

4 Reasons Why Construction Became So Litigious

The world has become gravely litigious, particularly in the commercial construction and real estate industry. Claims and litigation are an inevitable risk on construction projects. While the projects and people involved may change, the issues and disputes ...

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