Pinnacle Insights

Deltek Launches New Costpoint Contract Management Software for Government Contractors

By Sara Marks on Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Categories: Enterprise Project Management, Project Portfolio Management, Deltek PPM, Government & Public Sector, Training

On June 28th, Deltek announced the release of their newest government contract management software - CostPoint Contract Management. 

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Encore Analytics Announces The Final Schedule for the First Annual Empower User's Group Workshop

By Sara Marks on Friday, June 29, 2018

Categories: Enterprise Project Management, Project Portfolio Management, Training

Pinnacle is pleased to attend the very First Annual Empower User's Group Workshop by Encore Analytics. 

This event will be held on Wednesday July 18th - Thursday July 19th, 2018 at The Portofino Hotel & Marina in Redondo Beach, CA.

Lia Briggs, one of Pinnacle's management consultant's will be in attendance.  

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PMI's Study Reveals Valuable Insight Regarding Recent Trends in Project Management

By Sara Marks on Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Categories: Enterprise Project Management, Project Portfolio Management, Training

Project Management Institute (PMI) has been publishing their Pulse of the Profession® study, a global survey of professionals who provide project, program, or portfolio management services, since 2006. 

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Save Time and Limit Opportunity For Errors with Oracle's Newest Release

By Sara Marks on Friday, June 8, 2018

Categories: Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Enterprise Project Management, Earned Value Management, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector

With two new enhancements released in the most recent update to Oracle's PPM software, I am sure many of you are asking if you should update your system. Below we will discuss these new features and the benefits they can provide you if you do decide to update. 

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Improve Project tracking with Oracle's new evm capability to Unifier

By Sara Marks on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management, Earned Value Management, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector

Oracle's Primavera Unifier is a cost control, capital planning, and project phase delivery tool. Oracle Construction and Engineering has now enhanced their already great Unifier tool with added Earned Value Management (EVM) capabilities. 

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Deltek MPM is Moving to The Next Phase of Sunsetting

By Sara Marks on Monday, March 26, 2018

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Biotechnology, Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management, Earned Value Management, Integrated Program Management, Deltek PPM, Training

As most of you probably are aware, Deltek MPM, currently in the Maintenance Support phase will be moving into Sustaining Support as of December 31, 2018. There will be no further updates or fixes to the software offered by Deltek after that. The state of MPM that it is currently in, will remain.

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How to Import & Export Spreadsheet Data in EcoSys

By Wade Shaw on Thursday, March 22, 2018

Categories: Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management, Enterprise Project Management, Enterprise Project Controls, Project Portfolio Management, Hexagon PPM EcoSys

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Post EcoSys Implementation Lessons Learned and How to Avoid Them

By Peizhong Wang on Monday, March 19, 2018

Categories: Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management, Earned Value Management, Enterprise Project Controls, Hexagon PPM EcoSys, Government & Public Sector

In my experience, anytime an organization is planning to spend money and extensive effort to implement EcoSys (usually as an Enterprise System), it is imperative that it makes all the efforts to ensure success. 

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