As a manager or executive of a new or expanding manufacturing facility that…

Considerations for Capital Construction Restart After a COVID-19 Pandemic Shutdown

Value Engineering (VE) is a phased methodology used to analyze a product, project,…

How Value Engineering Improves Construction Project Value

The global construction industry was predicted to grow by 3.1%. As the year progresses, construction…

Construction Project Management: A Guide for Remote Project Managers

Project managers and schedulers using Oracle Primavera P6 software can optimize its use…

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Ideal Planning Conditions for P6 Scheduling

PMA Consultant’s John Hill shows how to present tracked quantities in Primavera P6…

Watch: Basic Guidelines for Quantity Tracking in P6

PMA’s Shane Wilhelmsen gives step-by-step instructions on managing working hours in Primavera P6….

Watch: Managing Working Hours in Primavera P6

Analyzing exhaustive, complex schedules is often overwhelming for non-schedulers. What if you could…

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Summarizing Complex Construction Schedules for Better Communication with the Project Team

PMA’s Dina Kierouz presents on how clients spend a significant amount of time…

Why do we Keep Making the Same Mistakes with PMIS?

What are project controls in construction? Project controls encompass the processes and tools used to plan, manage, monitor, and mitigate any risk events that may affect the cost and schedule of a project. Project controls processes are a subset and support of project management methodologies that focus on controlling the schedule and the cost of

Best Practices in Project Controls

Initiating manufacturing operations in a newly built pharmaceutical facility is a demanding process…

Strategies to Transfer Manufacturing Operations for a Newly Build International Pharmaceutical Facility

Learn best practices and helpful tips for exchanging information between NetPoint and Primavera…

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Best Practices for Exchanging Information Between NetPoint and Primavera P6

PMA’s Dina Keirouz discusses the role of a PMIS in construction project management….

WATCH: How do you select the right tool for a PMIS?

Gone are the days of spending an entire day looking at hard copy…

Improve Project Success with a Better Project Management Information System

PMA’s Dina Keirouz discusses the role of a PMIS in construction project management….

WATCH: Why is PMIS Important in Project Management?

In general terms, schedule analysis performed during the project is considered prospective; when…

Guide to the Forensic Scheduling Body of Knowledge

The CPM algorithm’s ability to develop bounding early/late dates using activity durations and…

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WATCH: Schedule Risk Assessment Early and Late “P80” Dates

The construction manager at risk (CMAR) project delivery method has become increasingly popular…

Construction Manager At-Risk

PMA’s Wayne Beauregard discusses how to create, maintain, and assign baseline schedules in…

WATCH: Creating a Baseline Schedule in P6

PMA’s Shane Wilhelmsen discusses calendar settings in Primavera P6. Learn the difference between…

WATCH: Calendar Settings in Primavera P6

How do you ensure schedule reliability? There are probably 50 different things to…

Delivering a Reliable Project Schedule

BIM is an integrated project controls tool BIM is an integrated project controls…

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Why Megaprojects Need BIM

This presentation will discuss the importance of UAT and SIT in systems implementations…

UAT and SIT in Successful PMIS Systems Implementation

The world of construction scheduling, as we know it, has been practiced for…

Core Traits of a Reliable Schedule

PMA leads a panel discussion on project risk management at the PMICOS Panel…

Improving on the Predictive Accuracy of P80 Dates

PMA’s John Hill gives step-by-step instructions on how to identify longest paths in…

WATCH: Identifying Longest Paths in Primavera P6

PMA’s Angel Arvelo shows step-by-step how to export a schedule from NetPoint and…

WATCH: Exporting NetPoint to Primavera P6

PMA’s Angel Arvelo demonstrates how to easily export a schedule from Primavera P6…

WATCH: Importing Primavera P6 Schedule into NetPoint

Initiated, implemented and maintained properly, portfolio scheduling can provide invaluable information to its…

Portfolio Scheduling – How to Achieve Success and What Does Success Look Like

This presentation provides insight into the lessons learned for conducting successful interactive planning…

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Successful Interactive Planning Sessions & Efficient Transition Between NetPoint and P6

PMA Technologies releases NetPoint Version 5.2 PMA Technologies introduces NetPoint version 5.2, a…

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NetPoint Adds Schedule Reliability Functionality

Q&A with Bruce Stephan PMA and Bruce Stephan leveraged NetPoint to better analyze,…

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Mitigating Schedule Risk Using NetPoint

Above, from left to right: Project Manager Paul Queeney and Assistant Project Manager…

Shrewsbury Library Grand Opening

The Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules activities to start on early dates, which…

Removing the Early‐Dates Bias in CPM Risk Analysis

 2016 NetPoint & GPM Conference Keynote Presentation Schedules encompassing thousands of activities…

In Pursuit of Reliable Schedules: Introducing NetPoint Numerati

“How long do you think that task will take?” It’s a question that…

The Planning Fallacy and Its Effect on Realistic Project Schedules

Where the approach to scheduling a project is deterministic, the critical path is…

Delay Principles Based on Completion Risk

This lecture is a glimpse into the career of a civil engineering PhD…

Tishman Lecture – How Lifelong Learning Has Shaped My Career

Scheduling a project at the right level, at the right time, is an…

Scheduling a Project at Different Levels

Even with the best of intentions it is difficult to achieve and communicate…

From Asymmetry to Transparency in Project Planning

The critical path method (CPM) is widely used as a project management tool….

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GPM® and Forensic Total Float

Although adverse weather has impacted construction since before the pyramids, and when unusually…

Force Majeure Weather Modeling

The human drive to put a picture to the ephemeral aspects of planning…

The History and Future of Time-Scaled Planning

This treatise seeks to shine some light back on collaborative network-based planning by…

Project Planning Using Logic Diagramming Method

It is not uncommon for construction CPM schedules for projects exceeding $50M+ in…

Lost in the CPM Details?