CMS Inc. staffs and recruits the best Project Controls people the world has to offer. By partnering with CMS Inc. for your Project Control needs, qualified staff and resources are at your disposal to ensure the strict adherence to “Best in Class” Project Control practices.
Without an accurate estimate to use as a ‘baseline’ projects are doomed to failure. CMS Inc. can provide your initial estimate or an unbiased second look by a 3rd party. CMS Inc.’s multi-discipline, field experienced estimators provide a consistent and predictable cost estimate to serve as an accurate baseline regardless of your project’s scope.
CMS Inc.’s estimates have a higher degree of confidence.
Accurate , multi-discipline, field experienced estimators
Project Planning & Scheduling
CMS Inc.’s Planning and Scheduling professionals use the latest tools available to develop and schedule all projects, from a small project to a mega project or a complete project portfolio, according to the planned implementation. Each scheduled activity has a budget, which is tied directly to the schedule, and each project schedule is linked together through our scheduling software.
Our Planning and Scheduling Strategy shows:
- All Work Has Been Scheduled
- Critical Paths Have Been Correctly Identified
- The Plan Can Be Accomplished
- The Plan Can Be Measured
- Schedule Slippage Is Easily Recognized
Fully considered, well focused,
resilient, practical and cost-effective.
CMS Inc’s experienced Cost Control professionals break your project into budgetary work packages based on the original estimate. This integration of cost and schedule measurements ensures a complete evaluation to forecast final results against the project baseline.
Actual project costs are tracked against the budget, and performance trends are recorded. Physical completion data is measured against these trends, ensuring that the current forecasts are always accurate.
Our Cost Control Practices Provide:
- A Consistent Measure Of Cost Performance
- Early Identification Of Cost Trends
- A Measure Of Estimate Accuracy
- An Accurate Forecast Of Final Costs
- Management Of Change
Cost, Efficiency, Quality
Progress Reporting & Analysis
All projects deviate from the plan, and all schedules change. If your project team is unaware of these changes, they will be a in a constant “reactive” state. The key to exceptional project management is to mitigate the effect of changes by maintaining perspective on the “big picture”.
Arm Your Project Management Team by Knowing:
- Where You Are Now
- How You Got Here
- Where You Should Be
- What It Will Take To Finish
CMS’s Inc.’s Progress & Reporting Analysis arm your project managers with everything they need to successfully manage your project
Change Management & Claims
Changes to the original scope and budget of your project follow strict approval processes, ensuring that both the owner and contractor are documenting and tracking “extras” that were not included in the original scope. For changes to the budget, caused by poor performance, change notices are issued as “Trends”. This process ensures complete transparency between scope addition and performance issues.