Maximize your projects efficiency through quality planning and scheduling. Encore Group’s custom Primavera P6 training is designed for construction projects.more…For course schedules or more info email us or call us at: 800-991-7029
Identify potential disputes and resolve them prior to litigation. In this informative session, Encore Group presents valuable information on managing construction risk for construction professionals more…
In a construction environment where projects are few and far between and where profits and budgets have been squeezed (if there is any left at all), project execution is an essential element for an organization’s survival. While execution is a great buzzword, it can be difficult to make it a reality, especially at the levels needed in today’s market…more
To many managers in the construction industry value is overshadowed by cost. By not seeing the value that planning and scheduling can bring to a project, 98% of the project budget may be placed at risk in order to save a few dollars of the overhead budget.
I categorize attitudes toward scheduling among those that consider scheduling a necessary project…more
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Encore Group offers complete project management solutions for your Enterprise or simply on a Project basis. Our expertise with Oracle Primavera products and our track record for successful implementations will maximize project successes by identifying, assessing, and managing project risks. Our national expertise and ‘best practices’ approach in scheduling, project controls, claims, and technology application adds tremendous value to both new and ongoing enterprise project management programs alike. Encore Group looks forward to being your complete Primavera project management solution partner.
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Having an effective time management and tracking system is essential for any project executive. While most everyone has a system, very frequently it is not an effective system, or not nearly as effective a system as it could be if properly implemented. For project management one of the most potentially effective…more
The role of CPM scheduling in the construction industry has increased significantly over the past couple decades. One reason for this is economic. Owners have become more demanding in their scheduling specifications in order to better monitor the project and meet funding requirements and budget projections…more
Most disputes remain unresolved for one or more of the following reasons: 1) the delay entitlement has not been settled (acknowledgement of who is responsible for a particular issue), and/or 2) the understanding of delay resolution concepts is not understood (see the article on concurrent delays), and/or 3) there is no understanding of the Rules of Engagement in the delay resolution process…more
So much is written and discussed these days to help teams execute organizational objectives. It is not enough to have thorough knowledge of a particular strategy, and good intentions will not get the job done. What organizations need is a culture or environment that fosters execution, or follow-through on goals or strategies communicated from the top. While many construction executives..more
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Oracle Primavera applications are powerful and highly configurable. Encore Group IT specialists are installation experts with years of experience. By engaging Encore, your installation will be completed quickly and correctly the first time. We highly recommend this service to begin the return on your investment right away. Encore installations can also be supported by a Support Agreement (see below) to further ensure your ongoing satisfaction with Primavera.
We recommend the utilization of Encore Installation and Support Services to ensure application optimization. Encore also offers support on a per engagement basis. Please contact us with the issue you are experiencing and we will attempt to assist you. You may also visit the Encore Support page as well. For users who have purchased Oracle Support, technical support is available directly through Oracle Support, or visit the Encore Support Page
Encore Oracle Primavera certified implementation specialists serve as your Primavera Administrator to ensure that your Primavera system, PMO, and IT department are supported. As a result, organizations are able to focus on the tasks at hand to reduce project risk, reduce overall costs, and maximize application business value.More…
Encore Current Projects
California High-Speed Rail Phase 1. On behalf of Zachry Construction, Encore Group prepared the proposal schedule for the Zachry joint venture, which secured the project. The project value is approximately $1 billion.
US290 Corridor Widening Segment 4. On behalf of OHL Texas, Encore Group prepared the construction schedules, weekly and monthly updates, and time impact analyses.
US290 Corridor Widening Segment 5. On behalf of Tradeco, Encore Group prepared the construction schedules, weekly and monthly updates, and time impact analyses.
Ohio River Crossing. On behalf of Zachry Construction, Encore Group prepared the proposal schedule for the Zachry joint venture. The project value is approximately $1 billion.
El Paso Loop 375 On behalf of Zachry Construction, Encore Group prepared the proposal schedule for the Zachry joint venture.
I-10 Corridor San Antonio . On behalf of Webber Construction, Encore Group prepared the construction schedules, weekly and monthly updates, and time impact analyses for the Webber project.
Angelina Projects. On behalf of Webber Construction, Encore Group prepared a resource analyses and balancing study for the Webber project.
New Mexico Spaceport Road Project – Engle, NM. On behalf of Reiman Construction, a general contractor in a dispute with the New Mexico Department of Transportation, Encore Group prepared, presented, and was deposed on a full delay report detailing delay events. He used the Contemporaneous Time-Frame Analysis method as well as the “measured mile” to justify time extensions and extended general conditions.
Gooseberry Seven-Mile Road Project. On behalf of Meadow Valley Contractors, a general contractor in a dispute with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Encore Group prepared and presented a full delay report detailing delay events including unforeseen site conditions, bridge delays, and other delays. He used the Adjusted As-Built Analysis method to justify time extensions and extended general conditions. The dispute was successfully settled in mediation.
US Department of Energy . On behalf of USDOE, Encore Group has prepared CPM Schedules and prepared delay analysis several multi-billion dollar energy programs, including the Next Generation Nuclear Facility Program.
McCarran International Airport. On behalf of general contractors, Encore Group has prepared CPM Schedules and prepared delay analysis on over 25 projects, including runways, taxiways, apron expansions, new terminals, terminal remodels, baggage handling systems, ticket and baggage handling expansions.
Meadows Field Terminal. On behalf of a general contractor in a dispute with the Airport owner, Encore Group prepared and presented on a full delay report detailing delay events including design and other conflict delays. He used the Contemporaneous Time-Frame Analysis method to justify damages caused by delay and extended general conditions. The dispute was successfully resolved by Mediation.
HOTELS AND CASINOS
The Quad . On behalf of W. A. Richardson, Encore Group prepared a CPM baseline schedule and established the updating process for this 1100 room casino and high-rise hotel renovation.
SPORTS ARENAS AND STADIUMS
Ole Miss Sports Arena. On behalf of Innovative Construction Management, Encore Group prepared a CPM baseline schedule as a constructability review for a new state of the art arena.
Clark County Real Property Management. On behalf of CCRPM Encore Group prepared a constructivity review, and is reviewing the design-build contractors construction schedule.
The Village at Ocotillo. On behalf of a Summit Builders, a general contractor in a dispute with the Framing Subcontractor, Encore Group prepared and was deposed on a full delay report detailing delay events including production delays and other delays. He used the Adjusted As-Built and Adjusted As-planned Analysis method to justify damages caused by delay and extended general conditions. The dispute was successfully resolved by Negotiation.