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Safran Blog

Our project management and schedule risk analysis experts share their knowledge.

4 Key Causes of Scope Creep and How to Mitigate Them

When projects over-deliver, significant cost and schedule overrun are usually the two biggest casualties. Scope creep is a risk in the vast majority of projects – as an area of project management, it’s widely known, often well understood yet frustratingly difficult to avoid. Here we look at four fundamental causes of this phenomenon.

01st November 2018 Read more

New Download: Optimizing Complex Schedules in SAP Project System

Our latest download explores how the four variables of activity duration, cost, resources, and risk can be best optimized when working with complex schedules in SAP Project System (PS).

23rd October 2018 Read more

Johan Sverdrup—the North Sea Giant—at Forum Safran 2018

Learn. Share. Discover | Forum Safran | Oct 30th–31st 2018 | Sola Strand Hotel 

We are excited to be hosting Blake Fox, Project Planning Manager at Norway’s largest energy operator, Equinor, as one of three guest speakers at this year’s Forum Safran conference.

16th October 2018 Read more

Why You Need Specialist Software for Aerospace Project Management

Managing a large aerospace project is no mean feat. With so many aspects to juggle and keep control of, investing in a specialist software solution will undeniably make your life easier and help ensure that your project is delivered on time and on budget – no matter what comes your way.

12th October 2018 Read more

Webinar - Building Ships: Managing Complex Manufacturing Alongside SAP

Our next webinar on the 23rd of October examines how Navantiaone of Europe's leading defence manufacturers and contractors, gained a greater level of project control with their SAP solution. Hosted by the UK SAP User Group, this is not one to be missed.

08th October 2018 Read more

Aker BP Choose Safran Risk for Ongoing Project Risk Management Analysis

Aker BP has teamed up with Safran to improve its risk management analyses across all Oil and Gas developments. 

18th September 2018 Read more

Forum Safran 2018: Meet the Speakers

The annual Forum Safran user conference is fast-approaching. From October 30th, project controls and planning professionals from around the world will congregate at the Sola Strand Hotel, Stavanger, to learn, share, discover, and benefit from high-value seminars presented by fellow project controls professionals.

09th August 2018 Read more

Forum Safran 2018 Registration Now Open

Returning for its 18th consecutive year, Forum Safran promises to be bigger and better than ever, with our largest collection of keynote speakers, training sessions, and demonstrations .

10th July 2018 Read more

Webinar - Improve Progress Updating with Safran Web Access

Keeping every member of a project team up-to-date can be arduous. Historically, the production of weekly, or bi-weekly, reports depleted the planning department's valuable time and resources, and reducing this expenditure wasn't possible without significant compromises to project members.

14th June 2018 Read more

Project Scheduling Best Practice: 12 Critical Success Factors

Experience tells us that project schedules persistently overrun. To try and counter this, project professionals must spend the time ensuring the schedule is reliable, meets project requirements, and contains all the necessary work. What’s more, schedules should be built according to acknowledged best practices, such as the US Government Accountability Office’s Schedule Assessment Guide and the DCMA 14 Point Assessment. And health checks are another powerful tool in a project manager's arsenal, used worldwide by many businesses and governments to assess the credibility of the project schedule.

31st May 2018 Read more

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