The Pinnacle Difference

We have specialized knowledge and experience shaped over hundreds of successful client engagements globally guiding our clients through all aspects of project and portfolio management related improvement initiatives.  In fact, we have more experience tailoring sound practices and leading commercial software, especially as it relates to what it takes to successfully implement these tools, than any other firm, worldwide.

Business Consulting

Pinnacle recognizes that aligning project management systems and practices with strategic corporate objectives, while managing adoption of change are the two most critical factors to successfully implementing systems for organizational performance.  Our Mission is clear - to help our clients improve performance through better management of projects, resources and people across the enterprise.

Technology Consulting

Pinnacle provides implementation services for many of the major Project, Portfolio and Earned Value Management tools on the market.  Our highly-skilled professionals bring deep industry process and technology expertise.  More than just a System Integrator, we specialize in helping organizations maximize their Return on Investment. 

Training

Pinnacle offers project management concepts training, end-user software training and specialize in custom contextual training solutions.

Strategic Partnerships

We form partnerships with the leading software vendors to ensure we have vast resources at our fingertips to deliver consulting and training solutions around thier tools.  In fact, we have more experience around sound project management practices and all of the leading commercial PM software, especially as it relates to what it takes to successfully implement these tools, than any other firm, worldwide. 

We DO NOT resell software or gain monetary incentives for recommending software. Our clients can rest assured we will always recommend the best tools for our client's specific environment. This unbiased position is just another example of why Pinnacle is a unique and better partner to our clients.

            

 

 

    

Strategic Alliances

We actively participate with the leading industry associations to help shape regulations and ensure our team and clients stay "in the know".

       

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What It's Like to Partner With Pinnacle

  • Pinnacle has a thorough understanding of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS). They are very proficient at applying that knowledge for specific applications to a company's processes and procedures. I highly recommend Pinnacle for accomplishing EVMS process improvement.

    Scott Jennings
    Program Manager
    Aerospace & Defense Client 

  • Other firms we have worked with merely analyze and prescribe what needs to be done. Pinnacle goes beyond designing the right solutions; they are a partner who actually gets things done.


    Vice President
    EPCM Client

  • The Pinnacle folks know how to implement the software for an organization better than the vendors themselves. And, their value goes way beyond their technical and best practice expertise. 


    Vice President
    EPCM Client

  • Pinnacle has done an excellent job for Bell Helicopter leading our EVM implementation. Pinnacle brought creative solutions and the technical expertise to the table that were essential when moving from aged legacy systems to a premier enterprise solution. I highly recommend Pinnacle. 

    Lia Briggs
    Manager, EVM Center of Excellence
    Bell Helicopter Textron
     

  • Pinnacle's team helped us tailor the right processes and tools to best achieve our objectives. They truly are a great end to end partner!


    Vice President
    EPCM Client

  • Pinnacle's work was instrumental in helping to transform internal control systems and achieving EVMS certification for Bell Helicopter.

    Stuart Retter
    EVM Systems Manager
    Bell Helicopter Textron
     

  • Pinnacle helped us make the right decisions for the organization by ensuring we remained focused on ROI, risk, and cost/benefit.

    Doug Anderson
    Vice President, Managing Director for North America
    Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp.
     

  • The quality of their professionals is unparalleled.


    Vice President
    EPCM Client

  • Pinnacle has expert knowledge and is great to work with. They understand the needs of the customer and provide the requested services on time and within budget. I enjoyed working with Pinnacle and highly recommend them.

    Darrel Suokko
    Senior Project Manager
    Aerospace & Defense Client

  • By partnering with Pinnacle we saw a reduction in our overall IT expense by $4M in the first year, and $9M in the second!


    CFO
    Finance & Insurance Company 

  • Before working with Pinnacle, 50% of our projects missed major milestones. Now 90% are on time.  


    CFO
    Finance & Insurace Client

  • Without a doubt, Pinnacle is the best partner we could have picked.


    Vice President
    EPCM Client

  • With Pinnacle's help we were able to reduce IT maintenance spending by 15%. As a result, we redirected those funds to other strategic developmental initiatives. 

    Rick Omartian
    Chief of Staff, CFO of the IT Group
    Guardian Life Insurance Company
     

  • Thank you Pinnacle's contributions to the EcoSys implementation. You have a wonderful balance of technical expertise, professionalism, business etiquette, and excellent customer service. It has been a real pleasure having Pinnacle on our team. I hope to have future opportunities to work with you.

    Program Controls Director
    EPCM Client

Upcoming Events

Conference | Featured Event

EVM World 2017

EVM World 2017

May 31 - June 2, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
EVM World will be on May 31st - June 2nd, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisana.

Conference | Featured Event

AACE Annual Meeting 2017

AACE Annual Meeting 2017

June 11 - 14, 2017 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
AACE's Annual meeting will be on June 11th - 14th, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in beautiful Orlando, Florida. 

Conference | Featured Event

Ecosys @ HxGN Live 2017

EcoSys @ HxGN Live 2017

June 13 - 16, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
EcoSys @ HxGN LIVE will be on June 13th - 16th, 2017 at the Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Conference | Featured Event

29th Annual IPM Workshop

IPM Workshop 2017

October 30 - November 1, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
IPM Workshop 2017 will be on October 30th - November 1st, 2017 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland.