ASK THE EXPERT Ernesto Toxqui Damian has 5 years experience with PMA and…

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Using KPIs and Power BI in Project Management

ASK THE EXPERT Ernesto Toxqui Damian has been with PMA 5 years and…

Power BI in Project Management

ASK THE EXPERT PMAer Ahmed Garamoon, PE, Manager, is a project management and…

Lookahead Schedules

Warm-water capture reduces the need for duct heaters in the air handling system,…

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Energy Saving Processes for Chilled Water Plant

A primary goal of any cost or schedule risk analysis is to identify…

Prioritizing Risks During Schedule Risk Analysis

What’s new Virtual Connection – The opportunity to make personal connections in the…

Make an Impression at Virtual Career Fairs

ASK THE EXPERT PMAer Saumil Maniar, PE, PMP, is a multiskilled Project Manager…

Construction cost estimating is crucial for project success

Meet PMA Project Engineer Yuan Zhang, a project professional who spent her formative…

From Shanghai to Boston: How to start a career in the Construction Industry

PMAer Natalie Robichaud, PE, PMP, LEED AP BD+C, MCPPO, is a multiskilled Project Manager…

London to Boston: Working Remotely in Construction

Positive outcomes to the challenges of 2020 include the rise of digital transformation…

The Digital Transformation for Construction

Geotechnical engineering is a branch of civil engineering that focuses on what lies…

How Geotechnical Engineering Improves Construction Quality

PMA has long been invested in the crucial mission of our public and…

Emergent K-12 School Models in the Age of Pandemics

When pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies are expanding their facilities today for…

Construction in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Sector

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

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…

A Guide for Remote Construction 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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Summarize Complex Schedules for Better Communication

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

Why do we Keep Making the Same Mistakes with PMIS?

Project controls encompass the processes and tools used to plan, manage, monitor, and…

Best Practices in Project Controls

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

Key Strategies for Manufacturing Operations Initiation

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

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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…

Deliver Successful Projects with a PMIS

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 Delivery Strategies

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

PMA presents, Core Traits of a Reliable Schedule, a publication to codify the…

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…

Interactive Planning (IPS) for Portfolio Scheduling

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

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Lessons Learned for a Successful Interactive Planning Session

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…

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?