Key benefits of Integrated Agile Project delivery from a 1.6 billion Oil and Gas project

Introduction Key benefits of Integrated Agile Project delivery from a 1.6 billion Oil and Gas project; Project completion ahead of 36 months schedule 90% on time delivery of deliverables 80% deliverables completed within budget 100% quality assurance across all team’s output 80% reduction in errors and rework Key enablers Integrated planning Multiple levels of planning … Continue reading Key benefits of Integrated Agile Project delivery from a 1.6 billion Oil and Gas project

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

Top challenges of EPC Project Owners, Project Managers & Engineering teams

Owners I do not have visibility into the project. It takes almost 3-5 days time to get the progress updates. By the time I receive it, it is too late to take any effective corrective / preventive action. Information overload. Very often we are bombarded with information and it takes lot of effort and time … Continue reading Top challenges of EPC Project Owners, Project Managers & Engineering teams

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?

Great opportunity to contribute to the project management professional community

Here are two standards open for review for the members of the Project Management Institute, USA. Practice standard for project estimating, second edition. The review period ends on 6th May 2019 The standard for Earned Value Management (EVM). The review period ends on 30th April 2019 Click here to access the draft documents for review

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

Project stakeholder management

If we can maintain the project stakeholders satisfied throughout the project, then the project is successful. The first step towards this is aggressive stakeholder identification and stakeholder’s expectation management. The positive expectations must be maximized where as the negative expectations must be minimized. While the stakeholder register will vary across projects, the following list contains … Continue reading Project stakeholder management