Tag Archive: Earned Value Management

Sep 25 2014

Project Controls credentials showcased at London Expo

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Project Controls Expo 2014 is set to take place on 18th November at the Emirates Stadium, London.  As a key sponsor of the exhibition, we are able to offer a limited number of free tickets to customers (entry price usually £100 + VAT).

Project Controls Expo is the world’s largest event for Project Control professionals …

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Jun 18 2014

Move Beyond Excel for Effective Project Control

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In the recent primer on Project Control article, I mentioned the widespread use of Excel for budget and cost management on construction projects and programmes.  This post reviews the use of Excel to manage financial risk in projects, and suggests 5 criteria that a commercial management tool should meet.

Excel as the starting point for cost …

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May 23 2014

EVA19 – Project managers convene at London conference

EVA19 in London Tuesday 20th May 2014

This week in central London, more than one hundred project managers attended a two-day Earned Value Analysis conference called EVA19. Co-sponsored by CONJECT , the event discussed issues such as how to avoid the common mistake of expecting project outcomes to improve by issuing processes and updating technology, whilst under-estimating the critical importance of the …

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Feb 04 2014

Key issues that will influence the AEC industry in 2014

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With 2014 well underway, it’s timely to preview the topics that we expect to dominate the conversation in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries this year.

Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a facet of Infrastructure Lifecycle Management

BIM has been the main topic of conversation for everyone associated to the AEC marketplace in the …

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Nov 26 2013

The history of EVM

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While the UK construction industry is feverishly devouring every nugget about BIM, another three letter abbreviation could, arguably, make an equally profound difference to the future project management of many schemes. EVM (earned value management) is a well-known approach in the UK civil engineering, infrastructure and oil and gas sectors (it’s deployed by contractors such …

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Nov 19 2013

CONJECT launches cloud-based EVM at Project Controls Expo

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Having done our little bit (post) to get some delegates along to the 2013 Project Controls Expo conference and exhibition at Twickenham last week, it was gratifying to find the event wasn’t dominated by oil and gas or defence industry representatives, and there was a good number of people from civil engineering and building construction too.

When I attended …

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Nov 07 2013

Thinking about Project Controls Expo?

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The 2013 Project Controls Expo is taking place at Twickenham in southwest London on Wednesday 13 November. As the name suggests, the event is focused on project management and control, but its remit isn’t industry-specific – it reaches across a broad range of sectors including oil and gas, aerospace, rail and other transport, pharmaceutical, infrastructure and, …

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