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Create and Maintain a Cost Database Using the Unit Price Rates of their Awarded Lump Sum Contracts

Create and Maintain a Cost Database Using the Unit Price Rates of their Awarded Lump Sum Contracts

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Unlike contractors who need to have a detailed estimate for the cost...
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Why Project Owners Should Disallow Unbalanced Bids on Their Capital Construction Projects

Why Project Owners Should Disallow Unbalanced Bids on Their Capital Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Unbalanced bidding is a serious problem for capital project owners because it...
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Prevent Material Wastage on Construction Sites

Prevent Material Wastage on Construction Sites

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the major dilemmas that face contractors on construction sites is...
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Analyzing a Projects’ Financial Data Using Business Intelligence and Data Visualization Tools

Analyzing a Projects’ Financial Data Using Business Intelligence and Data Visualization Tools

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the key reporting requirements by executive stakeholders is to visualize...
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Creating the Perfect Project Budget Performance Report

Creating the Perfect Project Budget Performance Report

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Whether we like it or not, managing, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting the...
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The Earned Performance for Engineering and Procurement Deliverables on EPC and LSTK Contracts

The Earned Performance for Engineering and Procurement Deliverables on EPC and LSTK Contracts

One of the key requirements on Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) and Lump Sum Turnkey (LTSK) contracts is the formal documentation, monitoring, evaluation,...
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Will Financial Regulators Enforce Contractors to Use Technology When It Comes to Reporting Their Financial Performance on Construction Projects?

Will Financial Regulators Enforce Contractors to Use Technology When It Comes to Reporting Their Financial Performance on Construction Projects?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM The recent news of having Arabtec to be placed into liquidation will...
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The Great Value of Associating Planned Project Outcomes with Actual Results when it Comes to Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting the Resources and Cost Performance of Capital Construction Projects

The Great Value of Associating Planned Project Outcomes with Actual Results when it Comes to Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting the Resources and Cost Performance of Capital Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the key requirements when it comes to delivering capital construction...
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The Great Value of Associating Planned Project Outcomes with Actual Results when it Comes to Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting the Resources and Cost Performance of Capital Construction Projects

The Great Value of Associating Planned Project Outcomes with Actual Results when it Comes to Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting the Resources and Cost Performance of Capital Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the key requirements when it comes to delivering capital construction...
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How Cost-Loaded Schedules and Project Management Information System (PMIS) Provide A Real-Time Single-Version-of-the-Truth Earned Value Management (EVM) Reporting

How Cost-Loaded Schedules and Project Management Information System (PMIS) Provide A Real-Time Single-Version-of-the-Truth Earned Value Management (EVM) Reporting

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM The use of what is known as the cost loaded schedule to...
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Real-Time Single Version of the Truth Awarded Contracts Financial Performance and Status

Real-Time Single Version of the Truth Awarded Contracts Financial Performance and Status

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM To conclude the benefits that digital transformation could bring to an organization...
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How Earned Value Management (EVM) for Interior Design Improves the Schedule and Cost Performance of Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) Contracts

How Earned Value Management (EVM) for Interior Design Improves the Schedule and Cost Performance of Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) Contracts

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM For an Interior Design contractor who is using a Project Management Information...
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Improving the Cost Performance of Interior Design Projects’ Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) Procurement Contracts

Improving the Cost Performance of Interior Design Projects’ Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) Procurement Contracts

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM The procurement of FF&E (furniture, fixtures & equipment) has a major role...
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Contract Based Earned Value Management Analysis for Capital Construction Projects

Contract Based Earned Value Management Analysis for Capital Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM When it comes to delivering capital construction projects, it is a very...
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Getting Paid for Deliverables

Getting Paid for Deliverables

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Regardless of your project type or size, each project creates deliverables, which...
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Providing the Much Needed Transparency, Accountability and Governance in the Rebuilding of Beirut 

Providing the Much Needed Transparency, Accountability and Governance in the Rebuilding of Beirut 

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM No one can doubt the urgent need to rebuild the damaged City...
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How Can Capital Construction Project Owners Launch A No-Nonsense Integrated Cost Management Solution in One Day?

How Can Capital Construction Project Owners Launch A No-Nonsense Integrated Cost Management Solution in One Day?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM If you are a project owner who invests in capital construction projects,...
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Using Technology to Improve the Cost Estimating, Revenue Capturing and Actual Cost Incurred of Engineering and Design Deliverables on Capital Projects

Using Technology to Improve the Cost Estimating, Revenue Capturing and Actual Cost Incurred of Engineering and Design Deliverables on Capital Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM For engineering and design consultants, using traditional cost estimating tools that are...
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Can Forensic Audits Help Recovering Funds Associated with Fraudulent Activities on Capital Construction Projects?

Can Forensic Audits Help Recovering Funds Associated with Fraudulent Activities on Capital Construction Projects?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Financial losses during the implementation of capital construction projects arising from fraudulent...
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Using Earned Value Management (EVM) Measures to Monitor, Evaluate and Report the Zero-Budget Variance Goal for Public Sector Capital Projects Delivery

Using Earned Value Management (EVM) Measures to Monitor, Evaluate and Report the Zero-Budget Variance Goal for Public Sector Capital Projects Delivery

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Municipalities, public works departments, utilities and other public sector entities across the...
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