PPI Thinking

Unintended Consequences of Chasing Craft Productivity

Looking out from the mezzanine, I had a bird’s eye view of the factory floor. This tends to be my habit when visiting a worksite: find a high place that...

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The Batching Frenzy

Mick Fischer is the Project Manager for building a new research center at a university. To meet donor requirements, it is critical the project be complete in...

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The Illusion of Being in Control

Many professionals in the engineering and construction industry operate under the illusion of being in control of their capital projects, until it is too late....

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Protecting Yourself from AWP

Advanced work packaging (AWP) has gained a considerable following, particularly from the owner’s side. Heck, what could be wrong with planning the work in...

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Does Critical Path Management Work?

PPI’s recent web conference addressed the effectiveness of Critical Path Management (CPM) as a scheduling method for achieving project delivery success. From...

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