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Safran Blog

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

How to Optimize Complex Manufacturing Schedules

It’s no exaggeration to say that manufacturing schedules are the foundation upon which successful projects are built. Correctly allocating resources, managing costs, and understanding the variables that may cause delays is vital if production is to be completed on time and within budget.

10th October 2019 Read more

What are the Biggest Risks in Project Scheduling?

The Sydney opera house is an incredible feat of architecture. Well ahead of its time when completed and now recognized throughout the world, it’s a building that changed the image of an entire country. Unfortunately, at approximately ten years late (and AUS $95 million over budget), it’s also famous, in scheduling terms, for being something of a disaster.

04th April 2019 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

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

Top Tips for Shutdown Project Scheduling

Shutdown projects, also known as turnarounds, planned outages or STOs are a distinctive and demanding type of project. Stakes are high, as is pressure on the schedule and project team. They are typically costly, short in duration, high risk, require a large number of human resources (including a substantial proportion of sub-contractors), and have a significant focus on HSE (health, safety and environment). The complexity of these projects dictates a sound process for planning and executing. Meanwhile, the pressure on schedule and overall duration turn them into the formula 1 of project execution and control. 

10th January 2018 Read more

The Future of Project Controls: Expert Insight into the Biggest Opportunities of 2018

Last month, our annual conference Forum Safran 2017 gave Safran Project and Safran Risk software users the opportunity to learn, share and discover. At the heart of the conference were the ideas and experiences shared by the project controls and planning professionals that spoke at the event, such as Gunnar Myrebøe discussing his experience with Ocean Farming.

21st November 2017 Read more

Announcing Safran Integrator for ILAP

We are excited to announce the release of Safran Integrator for ILAP, a powerful solution supporting the ILAP XML Schema for project scheduling and control data exchange.

17th November 2017 Read more

Webinar - Mega Project: Planning and Constructing the Oslo Airport Terminal 2

Safran hosted a live and interactive webinar, featuring guest speaker Jonas Gran who was a Project Planner on the Oslo Gardermoen Airport Terminal 2 project.

02nd November 2017 Read more

5 Top Project Planning Reports and When to Use Them

Information is key to project control and management. Without the ability to communicate relevant and timely information to key stakeholders there is no control over the project and, ultimately, it will fail. To achieve project success, it's imperative to acquire and share information effectively, and the best way to do this is using reports. 

24th October 2017 Read more

How to Increase Value in Project Status Reports

For decades and since the early days of computing, having the right information available, easily accessible, at the appropriate level of detail, and on a timely basis has been the desire of management at all levels.

24th October 2017 Read more

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