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The learning path for Project Risk Analysis

Whatever stage you’ve reached in your journey to full risk maturity, our learning path can help support you. Our helpful guides, written by a range of risk experts, are designed to assist every step of the way and for every level of risk experience.

1. What Risk Analysis can do for you and your project

What is the advantage of schedule or cost risk analysis?

There is a proven approach for, improving the accuracy of cost and risk schedules; mitigating risks earlier; getting decisions approved to mitigate risks so projects run more predictably and improving the efficiency of project delivery by reducing chaos when things happen unexpectedly late.

Can you afford to avoid doing cost or schedule risk analyses?

Cost and schedule risk analysis is necessary to remain competitive. One bad project can ruin a company's reputation. Download this guide to answer the following questions: "What is Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis?", "Why is Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis Needed?", "Why do so Many Projects Overrun Their Cost Estimates?"

Did you know your job security and salary can be improved by mastering this industry best practice?

Cost and schedule risk analysis is becoming mainstream. David Hulett’s whitepaper provides a proven risk analysis maturity model that can be used to stay ahead in your career. Read all about it here.

Given how risk-mature your current projects are, would you like to know what further gains can be made?

David Hulett’s free, on-line risk maturity assessment will identify your current risk-maturity level. David’s Hulett’s Journey-map lays out the benefits and requirements to achieve your next risk-maturity level.

2. Safran’s solution to Project Risk Analysis

Safran Risk has been designed to overcome these typical problems:

Cost and Schedule teams often operate completely independently in ‘Silos’

Lack of compatibility between tools used by Cost and Schedule teams

Approaches required to traditionally cost load a schedule are often ‘alien’ to cost engineers and vice versa

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3. Why Safran is the solution for you

US Department of Energy

If you use P6 as your scheduling tool or intend to do integrated cost and schedule risk analysis, this 52-page report explains why the US Department of Energy found Safran Risk to be the best.

Anil Godhawale, Managing Director, Projcon about switching to Safran Risk

Anil recently switched to Safran Risk, having used other risk analysis tools for several years. Watch this video to learn what Anil prefers about Safran Risk.

From the Pertmaster Team

Rusty Johnson was CTO of Pertmaster, Sarim Kahn was CEO and Glenn Jarrad was Head of Development. After Oracle bought Primavera/Pertmaster, that team joined Safran and, from a clean canvas, designed a better risk tool, using all of their lessons learnt from Pertmaster. In this interview, Rusty describes those lessons learnt that he designed into Safran Risk.

Why Aker BP chose Safran Risk

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

Testimonials

"The team seemed genuinely proud of their product and there was no scripted sales pitch; they were content to allow the software to speak for them. Their pride was not misplaced; after downloading a trial version, I was first amazed at how fast the analysis was. Then, when I inevitably ran into issues understanding the product and integrating my data, I was immediately routed to an expert and we solved most of my problems that day.

Safran Risk is a great product with an even better support team. After a few days with the software, I knew that it was miles beyond its competition when it comes to fully integrated cost-schedule analysis. After about a week, I got to experience the technical support team and decided that this would be my final decision. I initiated the procurement process through my company not long after, and I look forward to fully transitioning my team to using Safran Risk over the next few months."

Risk specialist from a major American energy company

"I use Safran Risk on complex megaprojects, and have found that it is the most capable quantitative schedule risk assessment software on the market. Safran Risk is a very powerful risk analysis tool, including features that advanced users will appreciate, while still being easy to pick up and use. It has a user friendly interface that minimizes the amount of time it takes to develop a schedule risk model. Risk mapping and correlation are easily modeled to schedule activities. Risk analysis tools include sensitivity by exclusion analysis, scatter plot, and critical path maps. All this results in less time it takes to model and analyze a quantitative risk assessment compared to other risk software."

Eric Ho, Director of Risk Management VMS (Value Management Strategies)

"Safran Risk is the best-in-class software for performing integrated cost and schedule risk analysis. The user interface is laid-out intuitively and has several unique features that, relative to alternative solutions on the market, help reduce the amount of time is takes to develop quantitative risk models. Additionally, the Safran team are second to none. The team are friendly, knowledgeable and highly efficient at resolving any question you may encounter. I would recommend Safran Risk for both the novice and the seasoned risk professional."

Independent Project Risk Consultant, North American Oil & Gas

"I have never seen in my life great support for software like yours.

We have some software with paying technical support annually, but you are the best."

Reza Salamat, Chief Executive Officer, PM ERA