Best Practice

Reinventing the Wheel with Spreadsheets

For a long time, too long in fact, spreadsheets have been the primary tool that organizations use for budgeting, planning and forecasting. It has become ingrained in the DNA of how organizations function, the foundation of everyday reporting and transmission of vital information.

CPM Scheduling for Construction – Best Practices and Guidelines


Title: CPM Scheduling for Construction – Best Practices and Guidelines

Author(s): Multiple contributing authors, 22 primary authors

ISBN: PMI / ISBN: 978-1-62825-037-4


Coming from the back of the book:

This compiles the work coordinated by the Scheduling Excellence Initiative Committee (SEI) to improve standardization and provide best practice guidelines for scheduling processes in the construction industry.

Implementing Best Practice in Hospital Project Management Utilising EVPM Methodology


  • Implementing best practice in hospital project management through the use of a Project Office
  • Formal definition and control of interfaces between the architect, builder and the client hospital
  • Metric based Project Management Utilising the PMIBOK
  • Earned value tracking
  • Bottom Line focus
  • Case Studies: Latrobe Regional Hospital & A Major NSW Rehabilitation Hospital

Best Owner Practices for Project Control

"Best Owner Practices for Project Control" by John K. Hollmann, PE CCE

For the past several decades, owner companies have been reorganizing, reengineering, downsizing, and, at times, eliminating their in-house cost engineering function in a drive to improve cost competitiveness by reducing what company management perceives as “overhead.”

Risk Assessment and Best Practices in Scheduling

"Risk Assessment and Best Practices in Scheduling" by Steven S. Pinnell, PE

PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, COLLEGE OF SCHEDULING, Annual Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, 24May05

The scheduling profession needs better guidelines for ‘best practices’ in the preparation, review, and use of construction schedules. In order to help fulfill that need, this paper reports on:

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