The PMWeb Annual User Conference was a great success, enjoyed by all. There were some excellent User stories, sharing experiences and advice in the use of PMWeb, from Clients including:
- HOAR Program Management – Andrew Betts and Sandra Denaburg gave a compelling Case Study on “How PMWeb Helped HOAR Program Management Deliver $600 Million Airbus A320 Final Assembly Line Project“
- Massachusetts Port Authority – John Audi and Irena Gagulic provided their insights on “Top 10 PMWeb Implementation Success Factors”
- Whataburger – Clint Saavedra and Cindy Espinoza took us through “Integrating Job Cost and Real Estate Project Management Systems: Building a Better Burger”
- CBRE / Regions Bank – Tony Webster, Terra Mieure and Jessica Williams described “The Spectrum of Bidding, Awarding and Contracting using PMWeb“
- The Walt Disney Company – Manny Alegria, Carol Hunter and Christian Walker – in addition to showing us all some of the Disney magic – presented their views on “Driving Change: Paving the Way with PMWeb“.
Other presentations included John Statts and Tim Fleet of Critical Business Analysis on “ExtractIQ: How to Manage Legacy Data and Move It into PMWeb”; and Joel Thompson (Facility Workflow Solutions) and Marsha Shugrue (PMWeb, Inc) on “The Power of Data Warehousing”.
Our own Konstantine (Kon) Tonas, Tyler Monson, Peter Aynsley and Travis Hamera presented on topics including “Unique Client Uses of PMWeb Features” and “PMWeb Tips and Tricks”. Kon even found time to win the Disney prize for “Best Wookie impersonation” (voice/roar only).
Many thanks for the PMWeb team for hosting this event, providing great workshops on special topics and giving all attendees some insights into where PMWeb is heading – including some previews of the soon-to-be-released v5.2 and some specific plans for the content of further releases.
Engineers Australia’s 2017 Project Controls Conference at Sydney’s International Convention Centre on 20-22 September was a great success, with delegates from across Australia attending. HKA Tech was pleased to welcome existing PMWeb clients, customers already evaluating PMWeb and those new to PMWeb’s features. HKA Tech team members Shuva Basu, Paul Bone and Lora Labu enjoyed meeting everyone who came to the PMWeb stand.
The theme of the Australian Institute of Project Management’s National Conference this year is “Innovate, Influence & Implement”. Industry leaders will gather at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, situated in the heart of the city, from 22-24 October. HKA Tech and PMWeb are proud to once again support the AIPM at its annual conference – this year as a Conference Supporter Partner. Read more about the Conference
PMWeb Wins 2017 Top Product from Constructech. “PMWeb offers portfolio, program, and project-management software for owners and AEC firms that works the way the industry does. Even more, it has the team of experts that is needed to guide the market forward well into the future.” —Constructech editors
With new project awards declining, projects seeing lower profit margins, increased liquidated damage claims for late completion, and other recent developments, owners and contractors are becoming more contentious and adversarial, which is leading to a growing volume of claims and disputes. read more
The Walt Disney Company and CBRE/Regions Bank round out the 2017 PMWeb User Conference list of companies presenting at the event:
The Walt Disney Company: “Driving Change: Paving the Way with PMWeb”
Manny Alegria, System Specialist, Facility Asset Management
Christian Walker, Scheduling Manager, Project Controls, Facility Asset Management
CBRE/Regions Bank: “Effectively Managing Vendors Through PMWeb”
Terra Mieure, Cost Manager
Jessica Williams, Finance Manager
You can now access the full agenda for the User Conference and Optional Training Day on the Conference Event Page along with registration and hotel booking information.
Hosted at the Oracle Conference Center, PMWeb attended Constructech’s Technology Day on August 24, 2017. Attendees included construction professionals, software providers, industry educators and experts to help outline the future of construction technology. Technology Day helped companies learn to leverage the opportunities provided by data gathered in the office, on the jobsite and throughout the building lifecycle of a project. Constructech organized an exhibit hall displaying some of the construction technology solutions, a half-day educational conference and a celebration of the Vision Awards and the Women in Construction. The photo below shows HKA Tech’s Rick Aldridge answering questions and discussing PMWeb’s features and benefits.