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Safran Blog

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

How What-If Scenario Analysis Improves Project Management

A project schedule is a prediction of future outcomes or states, for example: "by May 18th we will be 24% complete”. It’s a forecast of delivery date, project completion date, engineering completed, start of fabrication, start of construction, delivery of equipment and materials, planned and future performance, resource utilisation, resource availability and more.

25th September 2017 Read more

New Download: Managing Uncertainty in Project Schedules

Our latest download looks at the ways in which uncertainty can be managed in project schedules. In this white paper, we discuss the  problems that arise from traditional methods such as the Critical Path and how Schedule Risk Analysis can mitigate them.

23rd August 2017 Read more

Who Stole My Float? Distributing Slack with Safran Project

Float or slack, when present, is an important asset to any project. It provides flexibility in the project schedule and as an important asset should be managed carefully. But how can project managers go about more evenly sharing a project's float?

23rd June 2017 Read more

Is Your Project Status Green?

A few years ago, I came across the concept of 'Watermelon projects'; projects that are green on the outside but red at the inside. It can be observed as part of the summarized management reporting structure - the higher up the ladder the greener the project gets.

08th June 2017 Read more

Announcing Safran Project 7.2

We are excited to announce the latest release of Safran Project, v7.2. Here's an idea of just some of the new capabilities in this release.

01st June 2017 Read more

What is Earned Value Management?

There is a difference between Earned Value (EV) and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS). Earned Value is a performance metric that can be used to manage any project.

15th February 2017 Read more

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