PMA Consultants Publications

Scheduling, Fast and Slow


While CPM (critical path method) and GPM (graphical path method) rely on activity-logic networks, and their kinship is undeniable, CPM is an early-date biased, early and late dates calculator and GPM is a planned-date biased, gap/drift/float calculator. […]

A Dissection of Graphical Path Method (GPM®)


With the advent of a novel network scheduling technique, graphical path method, new paradigms are created which, when fully understood, offer planners and schedulers insights into and flexibility around designing and optimizing networks […]

Force Majeure Weather Modeling


Although adverse weather has impacted construction since before the pyramids, and when unusually severe is typically only deserving of a time extension without compensation, weather issues continue to generate their fair share of […]