April 2014

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HP Project Management: Better strategies avoid project delays—Part 1

Even when using 3D CAD, advanced project management systems and fast-track concepts, projects now take longer than they did two decades ago. Schedule overruns occur as frequently, despite the applicat..

Corrales-Pérez, J., Tecnicas Reunidas

Even when using 3D CAD, advanced project management systems and fast-track concepts, projects now take longer than they did two decades ago. Schedule overruns occur as frequently, despite the application of advanced management systems. The automobile industry and other engineering and fabrication sectors have achieved dramatic improvements in productivity and delivery time; yet, the downstream industry still struggles to effectively oversee engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects and adhere to budgets and construction timelines. What are the causes for project delays? Schedule overruns are extremely frequent and highly damaging for plant owners and EPC contractors. The KPM

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