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					Computer Applications in
  Project Management


    Mamoun Besaiso

       March 28, 2005


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Lecturer




    M S Construction Management, USA


               Scheduler,
        350 million $ project, USA

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• Arizona State University , USA
   – Instructor
   – Researcher
   – Trainer
• Hunt Construction Group, USA
   – Stadium Project ($ 350 million Project)
   – Railway Headquarter ($75 million)
• Development Alternatives, Inc., USA
   – Construction Sector Manager, Gaza


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Cardinals Stadium Project




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• Project Management Institute (PMI)
  – PMBOK
  – Scheduling Standard




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Outline

•   Management Levels
•   Microsoft Products
•   Primavera Products
•   Meridian Systems
•   Estimating & Bidding
•   Web-based Project Management




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            Management Level
             Enterprise




              Portfolio             Portfolio
Portfolio




                          Program               Program




                                    Project               Project




                                                                    Task




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Planning & Scheduling Software

  • Microsoft Project
  • Primavera Project Planner
  • Sure Trak
  • ABT Project Workbench
  • Project Scheduler 7
  • Power Project
  • Milestones
  • others

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           Microsoft Project

                                 Easy
                                 GUI
                                 Cheap




Standard
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   PMI Survey – March 2000




         Microsoft Project is the
        most widely used
project management tool available today.




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Microsoft Office Enterprise
Project Management (EPM)




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            Primavera Products


•   Engineering & Construction
•   Information Technology
•   Maintenance
•   New Product Development
•   Professional Services



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   Engineering & Construction

• Since 1983, Primavera Systems, Inc. has
  helped the engineering and construction
  industries deliver more than $4.5 trillion
  worth of projects to date. ENR has ranked
  Primavera as the most-used project
  management software in the industry.
  The reason for this is trust.


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Primavera Products
for Engineering & Construction

•   SureTrack
•   Primavera Project Planner
•   Primavera Engineering & Construction
•   Expedition
•   Primavera Contractor
•   Prime Contract


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Primavera Project Planner
(P3)
 -P3 is the recognized standard for high-end, high-
 performance scheduling and resource control.
 •Multi-project, multi-user project and resource planning
 and scheduling


 - Manage multiple projects in a multi-user environment.-

 - Control large and complex projects efficiently.-

 - Connect to your corporation worldwide.

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Control resources and costs—on a
           daily basis




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          Project control and
           communication
• Communicate via e-mail.
• Multi-user capabilities.
• Integration with corporate systems.
• Analyze alternatives. (What-if Analysis)
• Over 150 predefined tabular and matrix
  reports and graphics
• Custom report writer included

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Integration




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•   • Unlimited project groups, projects and target plans
•   • Up to 100,000 activities per project
•   • Multiproject resource and task relationship control
•   • Scheduling and resource leveling, manually or
    automatically, at the project group and/project level
•   • 20-level WBS
•   • 24 user-definable activity codes for selection and sorting
•   • 10 project codes
•   • Intelligent activity ID codes
•   • 16 user-definable custom data items
•   • Summarization of multiple project groups
•   •Store period performance
•   • What-if analysis
•   • Earned value analysis
•   • Merge multiple projects
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   SureTrak® Project Manager


• Resource planning and control for small-to-
  medium sized projects




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Primavera Engineering &
      Construction
P3e/c™ for Construction



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Primavera Engineering & Construction
      P3e/c™ for Construction




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Management




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Owner/Contractor




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Reporting




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Cost Management




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Mobile




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Primavera
Expedition®



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          Primavera Expedition®
Complete multi-project controls and contract
               management




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PrimeContract®




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PrimeContract®
Project collaboration and construction process
automation


PrimeContract is a leading on-line project
collaboration application the reduces cycle-
times of any engineering and construction
business process from pre-project planning to
facility start-up.




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• Focus on contractor
• Claim Digger




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IT projects

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      IT Project Management

• IT Office Primavera
  TeamPlay®

• IT operations
  Management (Evolve)




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           Meridian Systems


•   Proliance
•   Prolog Manager
•   Prolog Website
•   Prolog Pocket
•   Project Talk



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• Prolog® Manager provides complete project control by
  automating all aspects of the construction lifecycle—from
  project design to close out




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•   Executive Dashboard
•   Cost Control
•   Procurement
•   Document Management
•   Field Administration



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      Estimating & Bidding

• Timberline
• MC2
• Bid2Win




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    Web-based Project Management

•   E-project
•   Hard dollar
•   E-Project
•   Citadon




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Thank you

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