Pinnacle Insights

Oracle Releases Version 20.6 to Its P6 Cloud Users

By Sara Marks on Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Categories: Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Technology, Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector

On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 Oracle released version 20.6 to P6 for it's cloud users.

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Encore Analytics Releases Version 4.3 of Empower

By Sara Marks on Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Government & Public Sector, Microsoft EPM, Encore Analytics Empower

On Thursday, April 30th, Encore Analytics released version 4.3 to it's flagship product; Empower.

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The IPMDAR Final Specification Has Been Released

By Sara Marks on Thursday, April 16, 2020

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Deltek PPM, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Training, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, Encore Analytics Empower

On April 15, 2020 the final specification of the IPMDAR was released. The Integrated Program Management Data and Analysis Report (IPMDAR) contains data for measuring contract execution progress on Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition contracts.

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DCMA EVMS Compliance Metrics (DECM) v3.5 Released

By Sara Marks on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Government & Public Sector

On February 22nd, DCMA released version 3.5 to their EVMS Compliance Metrics - DECM (formerly EVAS). 

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The IPMDR Gets a New Name; IPMDAR

By Sara Marks on Monday, January 20, 2020

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Deltek PPM, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, forProject Technology, Encore Analytics Empower

On December 2, 2019 the Integrated Program Management Data Analysis Report (IPMDAR), which was previously the IPMDR and, before that, the IPMR2, file format was released. This is a final draft and no further updates to the specification are expected.

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Michael Breuker Named as President of Pinnacle Management Systems

By Sara Marks on Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Deltek PPM, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Training, PMTalent, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, Healthcare, Finance & Insurance, Enterprise Project Management (EPM), Encore Analytics Empower, News

Southlake, TX – January 7th, 2020 – Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc., a leader in program and project management consulting and training services, announced today that Michael Breuker has been promoted to the role of President, effective immediately.

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Encore Analytics Releases Update 4.1 to Its Empower Software

By Sara Marks on Friday, December 13, 2019

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Government & Public Sector, Encore Analytics Empower

On Tuesday December 10th, Encore Analytics released an update to its flagship product, Empower.

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Microsoft Launches New & Improved Project Platform

By Sara Marks on Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Government & Public Sector, Microsoft EPM, Healthcare, Finance & Insurance, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 Microsoft announced the roll out of their newly enhanced Project platform as well as their new subscription plan, 'Project Plan 1'. 

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