Project Schedules – Managing Effectively with a Project Management Information System

Managing a project’s schedule is a fundamental task for all enterprise project management teams. The schedule’s level of detail depends on the available level of detail for the project scope —which is usually reflected in the work breakdown structure (WBS) — as well as the role of the organisations involved in the project delivery. Read more

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Effectively Managing Project Scope with a PMIS

Regardless of its size or type, no capital construction project can be effectively managed without first defining the scope of work involved. Moreover, a project plan must also detail exactly how the project team will deliver the scope of work by the completion date. Indeed, managing project scope is one of the most critical aspects of project management, and over the years, numerous best practices and standards have been developed to address this knowledge area. read more.

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PMWeb Version 5.2

PMWeb Version 5.2 new features include Bluebeam Integration and enhanced Resource Management.

PMWeb Clients may now upgrade to Version 5.2. There is no additional cost for this upgrade for Clients on Software Support & Maintenance Agreements or using PMWeb’s Software as a Service (SaaS) – just contact us to make the arrangements.

In addition to integrating with Bluebeam (rapidly becoming the industry standard for design and construction workflows) and introducing the first of a series of new Resource Management enhancements, Version 5.2 builds on the success of 5.1’s new features to add further enhancements. It is the official current release version of PMWeb and is installed in all new instances, whether on-premise or SaaS. Read more about Version 5.2.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) selects #PMWeb for its Capital Construction Project Management Information System.

DID YOU KNOW: The EIB is the world’s largest international public lending institution. As the “Bank of the European Union”, the EIB has over 2,000 employees and was founded in Brussels in 1958 when the Treaty of Rome came into force. Its current headquarters are located in Luxembourg.

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Videos released for Radar relocation

Helicopter in the city

HKA worked with the Port Authority of NSW to relocate a key Radar facility within the Authority’s Vessel Tracking System for Sydney Harbour and Port Botany.

The existing Radar’s location on the top of the AMP Centre, at a height of 188 metres, required the use of a helicopter to lower the Radar antenna to street level and involved a CBD road closure. View video of the operation

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Crane at Darling Point

The Radar’s new home at Darling Point is on Longwood House – which, being 66 metres high, allowed the use of a crane to complete the operation .

The crane lifted not only the radar assembly that was relocated from the AMP Centre, but also a new Tower and Control Hut. View video of the day

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Great Wolf Resorts selects PMWeb for its Capital Construction Project Management Software.

Great Wolf Resorts selects #PMWeb for its Capital Construction Project Management Software. DID YOU KNOW: Great Wolf Resorts Inc. – the parent company of Great Wolf Lodge – is North America’s largest family of indoor water park resorts. Great Wolf currently operates 14 resorts in North America with three more currently under construction. #ConstructionSoftware #PPM #PMIS

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PMO Quick Start Toolkit Update

HKA Tech’s popular PMO Quick Start Toolkit has now been updated with 2018 pricing and a refresh of a number of the governance documents. The PMWeb PMO Quick Start Package allows the rapid set-up of a PMO’s systems and processes, based on proven approaches to PMO governance and administration.

The standard PMWeb SaaS (software as a service) package, with this PMO enhancement, provides a one-year service that can be renewed annually thereafter.  PMWeb SaaS is delivered via Amazon Web Services, using an Amazon Private Cloud. Existing locations such as those in Australia and Germany can be operational in less than 7 days. Other available locations include England, Ireland, Singapore, Japan, Korea, India, Brazil and Central Canada. The base Quick Start package includes:

  • PMWeb modules and toolkit items for program and project management (including change control), cost management, contract management, document management and custom form builder
  • Licences for approximately 10 people
  • Core Module with Microsoft Business Intelligence, security controls and reporting
  • PMO templates, forms and governance documentation – including developed templates to manage Risks, Issues, Actions, Decisions, Deliverables, Benefits and Lessons Learned
  • Initial configuration to meet the Client’s specific needs, including security set-up and user permissions
  • Administrator training and User training
  • 12 months technical support (24/7 online, live operators during business hours)

Contact us for more details