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August 21, 2020
Industrial construction is a slow-moving industry to truly adopt digital processes and transform into using more modern project management methods. This list comprises of the top 5 reasons agile project management is important as a methodology for productivity on projects. Industrial construction cannot ignore it if the industry wants to truly move forward with innovation....
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It is no secret that the construction industry has been one of the slowest to make the digital transformation. That is crazy to think about considering construction is one of the largest sectors in the world economy. Productivity is a massive problem across the industry. Productivity gains have essentially been stagnant. Safety has also been...
Contractor clients are using O3 to manage work packaging for their day to day jobs and to increase project performance on the job site. Some of the challenges O3 has seen Contractor clients encounter on the job site include: Handling a large amount of manual processes Collecting lagging information/reports/PDFs (meaning they are out of date...
WHAT IS AWP? CII has defined Advanced Work Packaging as a best practice that will enhance a construction project’s performance when executed properly. AWP methodology is “the overall process flow of all the detailed work packages (construction, engineering and installation work packages). AWP is a planned, executable process that encompasses the work on an EPC...
How automation, visibility and accountability are improving the job. Visibility and accountability are paramount for the success of an Advanced Work Packaging program. To do so in accordance with best practices, the proper tools and technology are needed for Owners, EPC Firms and Contractors. All stakeholders must adopt AWP best practices for the program to...
The time to transition from traditional forms of task and project management is well overdue. Many industries are still struggling to fully adopt an agile project management methodology. The hurdles can be obvious or subtle from the age-old “this is how things have always been done” to not even realizing there’s a better faster stronger...
According to CII, a company must establish processes, procedures, and tools for work packaging before implementing a software solution. While a company does not require technology to implement work packaging, it has been proven to significantly enhance work packaging and ultimately making it easier on a planner to develop and monitor the status and progress...
It’s common theme in industrial construction to employ work packaging when dividing projects into manageable sections of work for engineering, procurement, and construction. But employing true Advanced Work Packaging (packaging work across all project phases – not just Construction Execution) is not as common. Yet. Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) is the organized and structured approach...
Engineering and Procurement
Celebrating International Women’s Day and Women In Construction March 8 marks International Women’s Day. This global day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. International Women’s Day comes on the heels of Women in Construction week (March 1-7) which celebrates the achievements of women in the construction industry. International Women’s Day (IWD)...
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We all know that mobile devices have become the primary communication tool. Now, owners/operators can utilize mobile tools to log hundreds of observations necessary for accurate analysis and productivity improvement. According to CII, monitoring Hands-on Tool Time data had 28% better productivity. That isn’t to say that Tool Time Programs don’t have their challenges. Many...
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