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From the O3 Customer Success Team Using a new technology can be intimidating. There’s so much to learn! Once you get over the initial shock of trying something new, you’ll realize just how beneficial and EASY it is to use. We’ve put together a list of the best 7 pro hacks from our customer success...
Industrial construction is undergoing a massive shift in the way projects are managed. Traditional methods for project management include spreadsheets, sticky notes, and printed pdfs among other manual and disparate processes and tools. The industry is one of the last major sectors to adopt modern technology for managing tasks, teams, goals and projects. This list...
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Managing work packages has historically been complex and challenging.  The process has required separate project stakeholders to use multiple systems, leveraging a variety of disparate data sources.   Teams are still doing it manually today through a variety of processes and tools. THE CURRENT PROCESS An installation work package is first initialized from a “parent” construction work package. The package is scoped by selecting individual components manually from drawings and then separately from a 3D model for specific disciplines such as pipe and steel.   Next, the work is sequenced based on the...
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...
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...
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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...
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