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Is Delay Analysis Science or Art Part-2
Is Delay Analysis Science or Art (Part-2)? Is Delay Analysis Science or Art Part-1 One common delay analysis anachronism is adjusting Remaining Durations in Contemporaneous Schedules. This anachronistic approach occurs when analyses are prepared using contemporaneous schedules, but changing them by either increasing remaining durations of non-impacted activities (usually to argue concurrency) or reducing the remaining durations of impacted activities, usually to reduce delay impacts or remove them from the critical path altogether. If these revised durations were unknown contemporaneously, changing them after the fact often eliminates the contemporaneous aspect of the schedule. Another common delay analysis anachronism occurs when[...]
Asta Powerproject Video Training Series
This 10-part training series covers topics from a brief introduction to construction scheduling to the common tasks you will be preforming while using the program, such as creating a new project, building a work breakdown structure, setting up calendars, Organization Structure, and much more.
Is Delay Analysis Science or Art?
Is Delay Analysis Science or Art? After scheduling for over 30 years and preparing expert reports for many of those, I find myself still learning on every project. I remember in one of my first dispute resolution cases, almost 25 years ago, a construction attorney I was working with told me, “You guys are half science and half voodoo.” The term “voodoo”, he explained, was a reference to the expertise of pulling something out of nothing, which I think he considered somewhat valuable. I prefer the term “art” for that practice. At the time I didn’t appreciate the implications of[...]
Encore Group Annual Retreat
Encore Group Annual Retreat Encore Group employees recently attended the 2019 Construction Scheduling & Claims Conference hosted this year in Lake Las Vegas, Nevada. Everyone in attendance participated in software training, business development seminars, and team building exercises. Our annual gathering provided a unique experience for our team members from different offices and departments to come together as a group to learn from one another, and from our senior leadership team. There was an emphasis on collaboration over the course of the conference, which included fun group events as well as larger-scale activities focused on determining ways to maximize our[...]
Primavera P6 Video Training Series
Asta Powerproject Video Training Series
This 10-part training series covers topics from a brief introduction to construction scheduling to the common tasks you will be preforming while using the program, such as creating a new project, building a work breakdown structure, setting up calendars, Organization Structure, and much more.
Perfecting the Fixed Perspective Windows Delay Analysis
With the variety of Delay Analysis Techniques available to schedule reviewers and analysts, it is difficult to know and implement the most reliable and effective way of demonstrating an accurate impact calculation caused by delay.
Asta Poweproject XV: New Features
New Asta Powerproject Features This latest release brings many enhancements to continue the evolution of Powerproject as a leading tool for construction planning, including: Better control over the appearance of plans Improved confidence in planning schedules Greater flexibility and clarity in progress reporting Learn More About Asta Powerproject XV Click below see the online help file within Asta Powerproject software. Powerproject XV new featuresIn conjunction with this release, there are also significant enhancements to Site Progress Mobile, for details see here User Interface RefreshBefore this release, baselines of local projects were saved as separate files. Now any new baselines that[...]
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