A game-changer for schedulers, Rubix is an analytical software program created by Aegis Project Controls that improves the efficiency of project controls professionals. Originally used only in-house, we’ve expanded it to our clients on demand, and now offer our latest version of Rubix, which showcases improvements that create a more intuitive and streamlined experience.
In addition to connecting directly to a Primavera database, Rubix can now directly import XER schedule files. Rubix also now includes built-in schedule compliance checking for the Veterans Affairs and the United Facilities Guidelines. Also added, are a host of database and file utilities that solves several of Primavera technical issues and improves the overall performance of your database.
Rubix delivers detailed feedback on the health of a schedule by analyzing the logic of the schedule. Rubix features also include the ability to compare two projects for changes and check for compliance with numerous federal specifications. This analytical software has 500 checks to provide scheduling teams with insight on the quality of the schedule being reviewed.
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How RUBIX can compare
Here is just some of the information that RUBIX can provide when comparing project schedules to help with progress updates, schedule development and/or general schedule management.
Added/deleted activities, constraints, WBS details and activity details
Changed percent complete, percent types, calendars, activity details and critical status
General activity status – planned, in-progress and completed
Changed durations and floats
Added/deleted/changed activity relationships
Changed actual dates
Accelerated/delayed activities, as well as activities that should have finished
Added/deleted/changed cost and resource details
How RUBIX can analyze
Here are a few of the many reports that RUBIX can run on a project schedule to help make a good schedule great:
List of the critical activities
Negative/high total float
Open ended activities
Corrupt activities and relationships
Improperly updated activities
Out of sequence activities
How RUBIX can ensure
RUBIX can check a schedule against a number of different specification requirements to make sure that the schedule is compliant. RUBIX has been pre-programmed to check for USACE, NAVFAC, GSA, DOE and VA compliance. Custom compliances are available and can be provided on request.
These are a few of the reports that RUBIX can run to ensure that a schedule is in compliance.
Activity ID coding and descriptions
Artificial float constraints
Negative lags and start-to-finish relationships
Schedule calculation mode
Cost or Resource Loading
The efficiency and simplicity of RUBIX
RUBIX is packed with features that can help any project controls professional perform their job efficiently with reliable reporting. RUBIX is created by project controls professionals who envisioned having a robust – yet efficient – tool to help manage project schedules. It boasts compatibility and functionality that fits the industry and roles perfectly. Some of these features include:
RUBIX functions can be performed in a “live” schedule. There is no need to export schedule files for each schedule to analyze. RUBIX connects directly to scheduling database.
Reporting is available in Excel (for analysis) or HTML in a browser (for reporting/printing)
Previous reports are automatically stored for quick reference
Compatibility with multiple database formats, including SQLite/SQLExpress
Compatibility with local or networked project database environments