Pinnacle Insights

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 PPM, 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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How to Set Up and Use Custom Fields in EcoSys

By Wade Shaw on Friday, September 21, 2018

Categories: Engineering & Construction, Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Hexagon PPM EcoSys

 

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Control Account Managers (CAMs): Role and Responsibilities

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Thursday, August 30, 2018

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Biotechnology, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Deltek PPM, Hexagon PPM EcoSys, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Training, Microsoft PPM, forProject EVMS, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

The Control Account Manager or CAM plays a critical role in an Earned Value Management System. He/She is responsible for the planning, coordination and achievement of all work within a Control Account and provides a single authority for all scope, technical and cost issues for the CA – not an easy task. 

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How to leverage Basic Browser Features While Working in EcoSys

By Wade Shaw on Thursday, August 23, 2018

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

Want to learn how to leverage basic features in your internet browser to improve how work day-to-day in EcoSys? In this video, Wade shows you how.

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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 & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), 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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Six Steps to Ensuring Project Success

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Deltek PPM, Hexagon PPM EcoSys, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Microsoft PPM, forProject EVMS, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

The Project Manager’s role is not an easy one. With so many moving parts and multiple people invested in project success, it is critical that Project Managers stay one step ahead of the game. The ability to keep scope, people and schedules on track can make or break a project. 

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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 & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), 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 & Construction, Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Hexagon PPM EcoSys, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

 

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