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  • Ensure your project’s success by improving and implementing Project Controls, Governance and Capability

    25-Jun-2018 Raphael M. Dua

    Introduction:

    Projects regardless of their type, industry and nature have failed for as long as humans have been trying to deliver projects on time.Until the current changes in Corporate Law, failure whilst not exactly tolerated did not cause too much concern at board level in past years. Now failures must be accounted for and the accounts need to show just what impact...

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  • Developing A Forensic Delay Claim

    15-Jun-2018 Raphael M. Dua

    Introduction:

    A sound baseline programme and a complete supporting network are essential to accurately monitor and assess progress for any form of forensic critical path delay analysis. When not available, our experience and capability of interrogating contemporaneous records allows us to understand the delay issues and their potential impact.

    There are two major...

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  • Estimating an Extension of Time claim using Forensic Delay Analysis

    15-Jun-2018 Raphael M. Dua

    Abstract:

    The client for whom the claim is to be determined has furnished the following files and formats

    • 5 x Microsoft Project Files (between 750 and 1000 tasks)
    • 24 x PDF’s
    • 35 x htm (Memos and other communications between Contractor and Developer)
    • 5 x XLS (EOT and variation registers)
    • 32 EOT’s Event Claims
    • 30 x Team...
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  • Peer Review of a Schedule

    30-May-2018 Raphael M. Dua

    "Peer Review of a Schedule" by Raphael M. Dua and Chris Carson

    Abstract:

    Whilst it is true that many major projects do establish proper project management plans and schedules and follow the standard structured methodologies to ensure the project is viable, many do not. The most successful projects have invariably had “Peer” reviews of their project...

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  • An Enterprise Architecture Approach to Project Optimization

    10-May-2018 Alexia Nalewaik

    Title: "An Enterprise Architecture Approach to Project Optimization"

    Author: "Alexia Nalewaik and Claudia Rose"

    Abstract: This paper introduces the use of enterprise architectural models as tools for project performance improvement. Enterprise architecture (EA) provides detailed descriptions of enterprise structures (such as:...

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  • Challenges Reporting Project Costs and Risks to Owner Decisionmakers

    10-May-2018 Alexia Nalewaik

    Title: "Challenges Reporting Project Costs and Risks to Owner Decisionmakers"

    Author: "Alexia Nalewaik and Jeffrey Witt"

    Abstract: Owners rely on project reports in order to make decisions. However, reporting is often inadequate for this purpose. For example, there may be too much or too little information, which confuses the...

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  • Times Of Change: The Future Of Professional Institutions In The Built Environment

    10-May-2018 Alexia Nalewaik

    Title: "Times Of Change: The Future Of Professional Institutions In The Built Environment "

    Author: "Alexia Nalewaik and Anthony J. Mills"

    Abstract: The aim of this research was to explore the evolution of the profession and professional institutions in the built-environment industry. Success of professional institutions is...

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  • Intersection and Divergence in CE, QS, and PM: Competencies, Qualifications, and Professional Recognition

    10-May-2018 Alexia Nalewaik

    Title: "Intersection and Divergence in CE, QS, and PM: Competencies, Qualifications, and Professional Recognition"

    Author: "Alexia Nalewaik"

    Abstract: Globally, much of the expertise required for project management, oversight, and control is provided by the cost engineering (CE), quantity surveying (QS), and project management (PM...

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  • Project Performance Audit - A Methodology

    10-May-2018 Alexia Nalewaik

    Title: "Project Performance Audit - A Methodology"

    Author: "Alexia Nalewaik"

    Abstract: It all started on a normal workday, with two seemingly unrelated questions:

    1. Why didn’t this recent audit identify as many findings as the last one?

    2. What can we do to win more audit work?

    But they were related ... and then...

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  • An Introduction to 77R‐15: Quality Control/Quality Assurance for Risk Management

    10-May-2018 Alexia Nalewaik

    Title: "An Introduction to 77R‐15: Quality Control/Quality Assurance for Risk Management"

    Author: "David C. Brady, P.Eng. DRMP and Dr. Alexia A. Nalewaik"

    Abstract: Have you ever had senior management ask questions similar to: How do I know our risk program is working? Is it improving? How have you answered?

    The new Recommend...

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  • How to use P6 various Percentages in Project Control?

    27-Apr-2018 Frank Zhang

    Title: "How to use P6 various percentages in project control?"

    Author: "Deyi.zhang/张德义"

    Abstract: The progress of the project image in China is often referred to as a word. It uses the physical form of the building product to reflect a special form of construction progress. It usually uses words to combine physical quantities or...

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  • How to use P6 to build a planning system for power plant construction?

    27-Apr-2018 Frank Zhang

    Title: "How to use P6 to build a planning system for power plant construction?"

    Author: "Deyi.zhang/张德义"

    Abstract: The purpose of this article is to explain how to use P6 software to establish a unified plan management platform for general contractors, design institutes, and subcontractors in the construction of large power plant...

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  • How to achieve rapid feedback progress through integrated EXCEL?

    27-Apr-2018 Frank Zhang

    Title: "How to achieve rapid feedback progress through integrated EXCEL?"

    Author: "Deyi.zhang/张德义"

    Abstract: Although the functions of P6 are becoming more and more powerful, an unavoidable problem is that the feedback of the implementation of the plan has always been a nuisance to users. The more elaborate the plan, the more...

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  • Analysis of the Difference and Relationship Between Project Management and Project Control

    27-Apr-2018 Frank Zhang

    Title: "Analysis of the Difference and Relationship Between Project Management and Project Control"

    Author: "Deyi.zhang/张德义"

    Abstract: In recent years, the concept of international project management has been greatly promoted in China, almost reaching a household name. But when it comes to project control, it feels strange. This...

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  • 2017 Project Control Area Remuneration Income Survey Report

    27-Apr-2018 Frank Zhang

    Title: "2017 project control area remuneration income survey report"

    Author: "Deyi.zhang/张德义"

    Abstract: In recent years, various engineering industries have faced different situations. For example, popular PPP mode towns, amusement parks, complexes and other construction projects are very popular and revenue will naturally rise....

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