Guild of Project Controls: Compendium | Roles | Assessment | Certifications | Membership


What is Trending ? How does it Work ?

  • Incremental measurement of progress over short or long periods of Time
  • Comparison of incremental planned progress with incremental actual progress
  • Identifies all areas where shortfall in progress occurs
  • Quantifies the shortfall in progress as a percentage and in terms of manhours earned / planned and spent (actual)
  • Programme Recovery Targets can be set, i.e. do more work each week than planned
  • Trending relies heavily on; ­ Comprehensive System of bottom/up information gathering both manual and computer based
  • Detailed and accurate report writing, record keeping and progress input
  • Interactive database computer applications

Market Place

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