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Assessing COVID-19 Risks Using Asset Information Management and Building Information Models (BIM)

Assessing COVID-19 Risks Using Asset Information Management and Building Information Models (BIM)

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Many of the property owners, corporations, capital project owners, and other entities...
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How Can Document Controllers Survive and Grow their Value During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

How Can Document Controllers Survive and Grow their Value During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the many lessons learned from the Covid-19 pandemic is how...
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Why PMIS Awareness is Critical for Professional Construction Managers to Survive the Post COVID-19 Pandemic Era

Why PMIS Awareness is Critical for Professional Construction Managers to Survive the Post COVID-19 Pandemic Era

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Similar to any type of profession in any industry, for individuals that...
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How COVID-19 Pandemic Can Help with Spending Rationalization in the Public Sector

How COVID-19 Pandemic Can Help with Spending Rationalization in the Public Sector

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM No one can deny that the Work-From-Home (WFH) practice that emerged as...
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Are Capital Construction Projects Ready for the Potential Second COVID-19 Wave?

Are Capital Construction Projects Ready for the Potential Second COVID-19 Wave?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM It has been reported by many governments that a second wave of...
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Using Checklists to Ensure a Comprehensive Implementation of Hygiene Measures on Construction Sites During and Post the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic

Using Checklists to Ensure a Comprehensive Implementation of Hygiene Measures on Construction Sites During and Post the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Maybe one of the positive observations of the Coronavirus 2019 pandemic is...
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Why Technology Should be a Core Requirement on Your Construction Projects?

Why Technology Should be a Core Requirement on Your Construction Projects?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM In a recent interview with one of the very successful business leaders...
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Did COVID-19 Result in Breaking Project Communications or Simply Expose Already Broken Communications?

Did COVID-19 Result in Breaking Project Communications or Simply Expose Already Broken Communications?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM It has been said that project management team members spend approximately 70%...
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Is Your Project Management Office (PMO) Digitally Ready for the COVID-19 Pandemic Era and Beyond?

Is Your Project Management Office (PMO) Digitally Ready for the COVID-19 Pandemic Era and Beyond?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Maybe one of the very few benefits of the COVID-19 pandemic is...
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The Great Value of a BIM Friendly WBS to Better Evaluate Construction Projects Performance During the COVID-19 Era and Beyond

The Great Value of a BIM Friendly WBS to Better Evaluate Construction Projects Performance During the COVID-19 Era and Beyond

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM The growing trend to use Building Information Modelling (BIM) in capital projects...
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The Great Benefits of e-Procurement in Engineering and Construction Projects During the COVID-19 Pandemic Era and Beyond

The Great Benefits of e-Procurement in Engineering and Construction Projects During the COVID-19 Pandemic Era and Beyond

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the common practices in capital projects is outsourcing part of...
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Using Project Management Information Systems to Document Events and Records Needed to Prepare for COVID-19 Delay Claims

Using Project Management Information Systems to Document Events and Records Needed to Prepare for COVID-19 Delay Claims

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM The article written by Andrew Dick, Project Risk Management Consultant, Arcadis titled...
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Using Daily Reports to Proactively Enforce Social Distancing Measures on Construction Sites in the Post COVID-19 Era

Using Daily Reports to Proactively Enforce Social Distancing Measures on Construction Sites in the Post COVID-19 Era

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM In the post COVID-19 era, one of the key challenges that will...
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Using Checklists to Ensure a Comprehensive Implementation of Social Distancing Protocols on Construction Sites

Using Checklists to Ensure a Comprehensive Implementation of Social Distancing Protocols on Construction Sites

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM The Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic will have an unprecedented impact on construction sites where...
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How Can Investors in Capital Projects have a Real-Time Single Version of the Truth Solution to Monitor, Evaluate and Report the Financial Performance of their Investments Portfolio?

How Can Investors in Capital Projects have a Real-Time Single Version of the Truth Solution to Monitor, Evaluate and Report the Financial Performance of their Investments Portfolio?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM It is critical for entities who have selected to invest in capital...
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The Value of PMIS and BI Tools to Senior Project Team Members on Capital Projects to Mitigate the Post COVID-19 Virus Impacts

The Value of PMIS and BI Tools to Senior Project Team Members on Capital Projects to Mitigate the Post COVID-19 Virus Impacts

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Whether we like or not, many of the regulations enforced during the...
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Are You Ready for the Emerging Impact of Social Distancing on Managing Engineering and Construction Projects?

Are You Ready for the Emerging Impact of Social Distancing on Managing Engineering and Construction Projects?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM A special task force at Harvard University has stated recently that social...
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Ensuring Transparency for Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting the Funding of Capital Projects Troubled by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ensuring Transparency for Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting the Funding of Capital Projects Troubled by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Governments across the globe have already spent trillions of dollars in financial...
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Using Project Management Information Systems to Support Business Continuity Management (BCM) on Construction Projects During COVID-19

Using Project Management Information Systems to Support Business Continuity Management (BCM) on Construction Projects During COVID-19

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Although many organizations involved in delivering construction projects have developed business continuity...
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Using Project Management Information Systems to Embrace Business Continuity Through Remote Work in Capital Project’s Delivery

Using Project Management Information Systems to Embrace Business Continuity Through Remote Work in Capital Project’s Delivery

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM With or without the Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, the good practice of remote...
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