6 Reasons why we love InEight Schedule

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6 Reasons why we love InEight Schedule

As professionals in planning we sometimes need to look in the mirror and accept that the way we traditionally schedule can/should be improved. We have discovered a tool, InEight Schedule, that is really disruptive in its approach to scheduling and offers a real fresh view.

In this blog post we will summarize the main challenges in scheduling and how InEight schedule is designed to solve these.

Niels Ligtvoetby Niels Ligtvoet

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Schedule Quality: Technical Requirements

As consultants, we frequently come across schedules of substandard quality. You’ve probably seen our top-picks of mistakes as well: overuse of SF-relationships, too many constraints or even the absence of links between the activities. We receive requests to perform a schedule quality analysis more often these days, so it seems that the market starts understanding the importance of quality standards.

Gert Truyensby Gert Truyens

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LEAN Scheduling

More often than preferred, the Project Manager or the Project Controls Engineer is regarded as a watch dog. He looks like the bad guy, raging when the work isn’t progressing as planned. He always tries to PUSH his – sometimes unrealistic and overly complex – planning to people executing the work.

These people responsible for execution feel disconnected with the schedule, it is not their schedule and they certainly did not commit to it.

Jean-Carl Vandekerckhoveby Jean-Carl Vandekerckhove

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Planning and weather : an introduction

A time schedule might be set up with the utmost care. It can be of top quality and resulting from the collaboration of whole teams of experienced professionals. Several working methods might have been studied and historical production rates analysed and amended for the new project. Actual performance will be very close to the initial baseline, won’t it? Of course, you know where I am going with this, especially because you know the title of this blogpost ?.

Gert Truyensby Gert Truyens

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Oracle Prime – PM tool of the future?

Oracle Primavera P3 and later Primavera P6 Professional have been market-leading project management tools for more than three decades by now; and I’m sure that the latter will continue to be so for a while.

But, project controls best practices change and so will its toolbox.

Stijn Van de Vonderby Stijn Van de Vonder

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