CPM

Getting to Done Done

What does done mean anymore in the construction industry? Even after 30 plus years in construction and scheduling, I remain amazed at the staggering amount of time it takes to complete a project. The problem is now so bad that I constantly find myself hearing the same question in meetings: “You say it’s done, but […]

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How Your Schedule and Production Charts Can Save You Money

Failing to finish a project on time is one of the biggest risks facing owners, construction managers, and contractors. When a project begins to get off track, this schedule exposure generally results in acceleration, trade stacking and other inefficiencies – all things that increase costs and risks. So how can you mitigate your risk and […]

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Benefits of the Interdependent CPM Schedule Model

What is wrong with the Status Quo? Timely, Costly, Inefficient, Opaque.  All of these words describe the development of a baseline schedule. Additionally, they also resonate when discussing the update process and payment application of the project schedule. Traditionally, the development of the Project Critical Path Method Schedule (CPM) Baseline is binary. The general contractor […]

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Utilizing CPM Schedules to Track Resources Can Cuts Costs

Aegis Project Controls’ primary purpose is to support project management teams in their efforts to minimize the duration, risk and cost associated with their projects. While critical Path Method schedules are widely recognized for their ability to manage time on a project, they are often under-utilized as a cost-reduction tool. CPM Scheduling can effectively control […]

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Lean Construction Methods & CPM Scheduling Work Together

Lean Construction methods are becoming common practice on construction projects with the use of the Last Planner® system (LPS) as a planning and scheduling tool. The Last Planner® system emphasizes a more collaborative effort when it comes to scheduling and ideally eliminates the traditional top-down method for scheduling and planning – builder dictates schedule to […]

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Lean Construction Methods & CPM Scheduling Work Together

Lean Construction methods are becoming common practice on construction projects with the use of the Last Planner® system (LPS) as a planning and scheduling tool. The Last Planner® system emphasizes a more collaborative effort when it comes to scheduling and ideally eliminates the traditional top-down method for scheduling and planning – builder dictates schedule to […]

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