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Reboot Your Project Reviews Webinar Recap

By Jason Kinder on Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Categories: Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

I had the pleasure of having a very special guest, Tom Polen, on a recent webinar to talk about rebooting your project reviews. For those of you that know Tom, you know that he always brings high energy in discussing all things project controls and project management, and this webinar was no exception.

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PMI Pulse of the Profession 2021 Report Review

By Jason Kinder on Thursday, May 20, 2021

Categories: Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

‘Beyond Agility’ is the latest edition of Pulse of the Profession by the Project Management Institute (PMI). I always look forward to reading this report and learning about how organizations all over the world are maturing their project management organizations. I was especially excited to see what the data would show as we endured a global pandemic.

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Project Management Series, Part 3: Chaos and Complexity

By Michael Bensussen on Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Technology, Government & Public Sector, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

This is the third and final article in a three-part series. 

Previously, in part 1 and part 2 of this series, I discussed how schedule pressure and various schedule compression techniques may manifest themselves unpredictably and with adverse effects on the project. 

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Six Steps to Ensuring Project Success

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

This blog article was previously posted on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 and has been updated to provide readers the most up-to-date information.  

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.  

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Project Management Series, Part 2:  The Power to Save a Life

By Michael Bensussen on Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Technology, Government & Public Sector, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

This is the second article in a three-part series. 

As I discussed in part 1, the resource-loaded schedule represents a Project Manager’s most valuable tool for understanding and controlling the time and money requirements on any given project. 

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Project Management Series, Part 1:  Does Time Really Equal Money?

By Michael Bensussen on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Technology, Government & Public Sector, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

This is the first of a three-part series. 

We have all been told that time equals money. Even, time is money. But what does any of that truly mean? Time and money separately are highly debatable subjects. The combination of the two can certainly be a conundrum. However, it is my belief that in construction, A&D, or any industry really, this may as well be a law of the universe. Consider this, he or she who controls the schedule of the project, controls the cost of the project. Thus, the schedule is one of the most important documents your project(s) may ever possess. 

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Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. Hires New Director of Marketing

By Sara Marks on Monday, November 2, 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, Recent Articles

Warrenton, VA – November 2nd, 2020 – Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc., a leader in program and project management consulting and training services, announced today that Jason Kinder has joined the executive team in the role of Director of Marketing. 

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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, Recent Articles

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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