One of our Practice Leaders, Gary Harvey, presented to corporate business leaders and industry experts various best practices for improving their chances of winning contracts and getting projects off on the right foot. Gary provided strategies for using Earned Value Management planning methods and Deltek tools to streamline the proposal development and contract negotiation processes, resulting in valuable savings of upfront time and financial investment during the sales cycle.

Gary covered some of the Deltek tools used by organizations to aid in realizing these business benefits such as: Cobra, MPM, Open Plan, PM Compass and wInsight. Gary used Microsoft Project integrated with Deltek Cobra for this session. In addition to MS Project, Pinnacle and Gary have also used Primavera P6 integrated with Cobra for proposal development and transition to EVM operations.

Pinnacle is extremely proud to be invited to speak and share our expertise at several industry conferences each year.

About Gary Harvey, Practice Leader

Gary has more than 25 years of Project Management related Consulting, Training and System Implementation experience across multiple industries including Biotech, IT, Financial Services, High Tech, Telecom, Utilities, Defense, Oil & Gas and Federal/State Governments.

Gary has successfully led many engagements implementing Enterprise Project Management (EPM) and Earned Value Management (EVM) processes, techniques and tools across Europe, Canada and the United States.

In addition to his strong process and organizational experience in Earned Value Management, Gary has a very strong background in EVM software. His expertise ranges from developing one of the first commercially available EVM tools (Artemis Cost 9000) through to implementing the industry leading Enterprise Project Management Suites from forProject, Microsoft, Deltek, Primavera and many others.

About Deltek Insight 2012

Insight was held on October 15-18, 2012 in Nashville, TN at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Deltek’s Insight 2012 provides best practices, industry trends and solution overviews targeted to government contractors and professional services firms looking for ways to optimize and grow their business.

Learn more about Deltek Insight 2012.

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