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Encore Celebrates Women in Construction Week: Meet Shoba Sathnur; her role as Office Manager is vital to our organization. Shoba’s tireless dedication and aptitude in Human Resources, Accounting, and Business Operations is essential to the entire Team.
Encore Celebrates Women in Construction Week: Meet Yashaira Fletcher, she is an integral part of our project team supporting the Scheduling needs for Sundt on their Waste Treatment Plant in the Bay area.Construction
Advancements in technology continue to stretch construction programs and their managers. It sometimes seems that the technology has outpaced organizational capabilities to manage it.
Reactive vs. Proactive Scheduling: 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
The science of delay analysis is something you can learn in a book; the "art" comes from what is learned through practice. That's why it is important for delay experts to stay active in projects. Although I spend most of my time on the dispute resolution side of our business, my team is active on hundreds of projects at any given time and I try to keep one or two ongoing projects on my plate.
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.
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.
Encore Group Annual Retreat 2019: 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.
Primavera P6 Video Training Series: Watch Encore Group's popular 11-part training series on YouTube.
Powerproject Video Training Series: Encore Group's popular 10-part YouTube training series, taught by our expert scheduling instructors will get you up and running with Powerproject the quick and easy way. Start benefiting from Asta Powerproject's next-generation features in your construction projects today!