Pinnacle Insights

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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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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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, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Training, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, 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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Deltek Launches New Costpoint Contract Management Software for Government Contractors

By Sara Marks on Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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

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: Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Training, Enterprise Project Management (EPM), Encore Analytics Empower

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: Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Training, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

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 eppm software Release

By Sara Marks on Friday, June 8, 2018

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

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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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, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, 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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