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Claire Beckham

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31 31, 2018

Should I Re-Baseline or Create a Change Order?

 

We often get asked about the distinction between re-baselining a project and creating a change order. I can see why there’s a bit of confusion there because in many respects they accomplish a similar outcome. However, they are fundamentally different processes that serve unique purposes.


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26 26, 2017

Top 5 Challenges to Effective Cost Controls - and their Solutions

More and more companies are demanding greater visibility into construction project performance. Simply put, companies want to know that funds are being well spent and that their projects are going to run to plan.  As a result, increased demands are being made on project controllers to deliver timely and accurate cost and revenue forecasts to help shape business decisions.  But hey, you know all about this, don’t you?  

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28 28, 2013

Top 3 Labor KPI Metrics for Services Organizations

Labor Utilization is a critical metric to assess just how you’re doing as an organization – and a great way to benchmark yourself against your corporate objectives and your peers.

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02 2, 2011

How are those EVM Numbers Calculated?

1. What is Earned Value Management?

Earned Value Management is a critical Construction Project Management method that enables project managers to forecast project costs and additionally shows current performance and productivity metrics throughout a project's execution.

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