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Why Schedule Quality Matters

The better the plan the more successful the project.  The concept seems obvious, and is certainly repeated time and again by various project management and industry experts, yet projects still // more

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5 Whys of Project Problem-Solving

As a first step, results from quality and performance analysis can be summarized in either a single report or a series, but reporting the information is merely the start of // more


A Year of Massive Change at Acumen? Not as Much as You May Think.

From the Chair of Dr. Dan Patterson, PMP, Acumen Founder Dear Reader, As humans, we are drawn to milestone events and we’ve been celebrating them for centuries—birthdays, anniversaries, and the // more


Organize. Schedule. Execute

Large, multi-divisional, multi-contract projects require complex project schedules. Ordinarily, there is a master schedule and perhaps a team of schedulers assigned to various areas of the project’s work breakdown structure. // more

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Deltek Acumen Software Called “Revolutionary”

IDC, a premier global provider of market intelligence, was in attendance at the 2013 Deltek Insight conference. In his conference recap, analyst Michael Fauscette, IDC’s group vice president of enterprise // more

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2013 PMI Global Congress Recap

Last week, eight Deltek employees represented the Deltek product suite at the 2013 PMI Global Congress. The conference hosted thousands of project management professionals from all over the world. The // more


Data Alignment for Portfolio Management

In order to maximize the utility of portfolio and forensic analysis, it is necessary to have an understanding of the data structure for each project analyzed. A portfolio of projects // more


2013 Acumen Annual Summit Recap

The third Acumen Annual Summit was a great success! The conference began with an exciting keynote address, Mike Corkery unveiled the plans for Acumen’s future as a part of Deltek // more

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Why Use the UN/CEFACT XML Schema?

Standardizing Project Data Exchange During preparatory interviews for the recent EVM in 2020 webinar, ‘standardization’ was a topic introduced by each government and industry leader. From DoD, NASA, NAVAIR, to // more


What is Schedule Margin?

Schedule margin is one method used to manage schedule contingency. In theory, the margin is locked in as a component of the schedule baseline and then allocated during execution to // more