Coreworx or SharePoint for Engineering & Construction Projects

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Coreworx or Sharepoint for Capital Projects?

‘Why would we buy a Coreworx solution when we could manage our project information in a custom SharePoint site?’ We get asked this questions a lot! So, to answer, we put together 5 points why Coreworx is the better choice for managing your information and processes on your engineering and construction projects.

Poor Communication Leads to Project Failure One Third of the Time

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A study conducted by the Project Management Institute (PMI) revealed that ineffective communication had a negative impact on successful project execution. Surprising? Well, not really. And this problem still holds true four years later in 2017. Likely anyone ever involved in a project of any size knows this basic fact. What may surprise you is the number of projects still … Read More

How effective are your interface management strategies? Find out at the Interface Management Conference this month…..

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If you’re a project manager, you’ll be able to relate –  the larger the project becomes, the more difficult it is to deliver on all the promises made at the time of initial investment. With multiple contracting parties involved, communication becomes strained and projects have a tendency to run over and incur greater costs. Ultimately, these delays mean further costs … Read More

Coreworx Software selected by Emerson as a Key Enabler of Project Certainty

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Emerson continues to roll-out Coreworx project information management solutions Houston, Texas (September 15, 2016): Coreworx announced today that Emerson is deploying Coreworx information management solutions (i.e. Coreworx Project Information Control, Coreworx RFI, and Coreworx API). Coreworx was selected by Emerson to support the information management needs of their Project Certainty program – an innovative technology and engineering-based approach for improved capital efficiency and … Read More

How to Survive the Great Crew Change

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With all of the downsizing going on in the oil and gas sectors, it might be hard to believe that new skilled workers aren’t entering the workforce fast enough to meet the industry’s needs. As Bloomberg reported earlier this month, “Everybody that’s going through the process of downsizing their business right now is faced with this extra complication…Decisions that get made right … Read More

Canadian Energy Prospects: Hunker Down or Push Through

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Ron has worked with numerous clients in the Energy and Resources (E&R) sector over the last two decades, including leading the E&R practice for Australia. Ron’s focus has been mainly on extractive industries and power and utility companies, including major infrastructure. Areas of expertise include strategy, internal audit, risk management, project risk management, business continuity, and analytic techniques.  

Keeping People, Process and Systems in Balance on Mega Projects

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Michael Dubreuil, a Managing Partner and Program Director at PTAG, was invited to speak at our Coreworx Project Excellence Conference this year to share his insights in project management. With over 30 years of experience managing projects in power, oil and gas, finance, government, defense, and commercial markets, Michael has seen the same challenges come up over and over again. Michael explains … Read More

Addressing Major Capital Project Challenges (Part 1 of 3)

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Front End Planning As projects grow in scope and cost, so does the risk of failure. Add to this growing public scrutiny, health, safety and environment (HSE) concerns, and labour shortages, and it’s surprising that mega-projects ever get off the ground. Robert Baillieul identified his thoughts regarding the Top 3 Challenges Facing Oil Sandscurrently: Rising Costs Pipeline Gridlock Environmentalist Resistance Over … Read More

Agile Project Management in Construction

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Is it possible for project management teams involved in mega projects to be agile? This is a question recently posed by project professionals at IOCs, NOCs, and EPCs around the world. Major capital projects are characterized by high levels of risk, specifically cost, schedule, and regulatory risk. Some successful operators are responding to these challenges by adapting agile management strategies … Read More