Transforming EDMS into Integrated EVMS

As generally understood, Electronic Data Management System (EDMS),  is an automated system to store and retrieve documents digitally to avoid piles of manual documents and the complexity  involved in manually managing them. The key benefits from the EDMS are; Providing the right document to the right person at the right time with ease Better document … Continue reading Transforming EDMS into Integrated EVMS

Agile in EPC projects – Why I am super delighted?

Can we use agile principles outside I.T?. This is one question I had to answer many times during my project management workshops, and consistently my answer was/ is ‘Yes’. I have mentored a team of lawyers who analyse outsourced cases and submit case analysis reports back, to follow ‘scrum’, one of the agile methods. Another … Continue reading Agile in EPC projects – Why I am super delighted?

Applying Earned Value Management successfully

Applying-Earned-Value-Management-successfully – WorkAsOne ­ When is Earned Value Management (EVM) applicable? We say: in every single construction project. We are not the only ones who think so. Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE), being more function and detail-oriented, addresses this at length in their Recommended Practices. AACE defines two key concepts in EVM: … Continue reading Applying Earned Value Management successfully

Understanding Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

Scope of the project : This project comprises of laying a fence around a square plot of size 1 km on each sides (A,B,C,D). Each side has a budget of 1000. The work is supposed to get over on the 4th week. The surveyor is conducting the survey to assess the progress after 4 weeks … Continue reading Understanding Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

Multi dimensional risk analysis for PMP

Here is a multi dimensional risk analysis for the PMP credential from the industry, trainer, PMP aspirant perspectives with an intent to communicate an independent and unbiased view.  Industry related risks  The risk – There is a wide spread rumor about PMP credential as a product, which has reached the end-of-life stage in the product … Continue reading Multi dimensional risk analysis for PMP

AACEI’s TCM vs PMI’s PMBOK

One of the things that drew me to WRENCH was its insistence on standardization. As someone who has long been immersed in PMI and AACE (the top two industry-wide standards of our time), I was delighted to meet someone who shared my view, namely, that standardization is perhaps the most overlooked yet most critical success … Continue reading AACEI’s TCM vs PMI’s PMBOK