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Safran Blog

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

New Insight: Performing Integrated Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis on a Multi-Billion Dollar Project

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) tackles some of America’s greatest science and technology challenges, including strengthening the country’s energy resiliency and protecting national security. By utilizing their expertise in chemistry, earth sciences, and data analytics, PNNL’s researchers have taken great steps in innovating and pioneering a safer, cleaner, world.

30th September 2020 Read more

Part 7: Why Upgrade from Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis to Safran Risk – Mitigation Analysis

Mitigation analysis is a massive part of the risk analysis process, and Safran Risk makes it easier and less time consuming to conduct. It’s a huge improvement over OPRA, and this blog will explore why.

25th August 2020 Read more

Part 5: Why Upgrade from Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis to Safran Risk — Risks and Uncertainties

Hello, my name is Ian Nicholson, VP of Solutions at Emerald Associates.

Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis (OPRA) has long been one of the industry’s most popular risk management tools.

I myself have relied on it for the best part of two decades. However, technology has come on leaps and bounds since the turn of the new millennium. It’s progressed to such an extent in fact that legacy systems like OPRA are, quite simply, no longer capable of meeting the needs of the modern project manager.

26th March 2020 Read more

Part 2: Why Upgrade from Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis to Safran Risk — User Interface

Hello, my name is Ian Nicholson, VP of Solutions at Emerald Associates.

Over the last two decades, I've worked extensively with Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis (OPRA) — or Pertmaster as it was known, before it was acquired by Primavera in 2006.

05th March 2020 Read more

How to Effectively Manage Risk

No project is without risk and learning how to manage it is vital to a project’s success. Effectively managing your project’s risk allows you to identify the potential impacts, both long and short term, while helping to futureproof and please shareholders. Most importantly, it means you remain in control.

20th February 2020 Read more

Migrating from OPRA to Safran Risk: A User Guide

Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis (OPRA) has been a staple of the project controls community for over 30 years — and for good reason. Nevertheless, we’re regularly contacted by project managers looking to switch from OPRA to Safran Risk.

14th November 2019 Read more

Webinar: The New Standard in Schedule Risk Analysis Safran Risk 7.1

Introduction to Safran Risk, the leading solution for integrated schedule and cost risk analysis.

The new standard in schedule risk analysis has arrived in the form of Safran 7.1. With its intuitive process-led user-interface and improved planning quality, your organisation can now successfully deploy quantitative project risk analysis across your projects. To help you make your project risk analysis a more transparent process, watch our ‘Introduction to Safran Risk Webinar’ now, or read the transcript below. 

03rd January 2017 Read more

Expert Point of View - Integrated Risk Modeling

In project intensive organizations, such as EMAS, work is fluid and dynamic – introducing a need for higher emphasis on readiness no matter the situation. Jamie Marzonie, a Senior Risk Specialist at EMAS AMC, discusses the importance of managing schedules and quantities of risk, and how Safran’s Integrated Risk Modeling can ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.

03rd November 2015 Read more

Capturing Uncertainty Through Integrated Risk Modeling

All projects experience unexpected events that can impact their objectives in the form of loss or gain, and the extent of uncertainties and risks vary according to the size and complexity of projects. Uncertainty, however, is an abstract concept and many project managers lack the suitable tool to accurately define uncertainty for effective analysis.

28th October 2015 Read more

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