Whether you're managing a complex program or the simplest task,
one unanticipated deviation from your plan – however small – can
have enormous and unrecoverable consequences. One careful adjustment
can keep you on track. One creative enhancement can present benefits
beyond your highest expectations.
wisdom and technology meet.
Synchronize your projects, resources,
deliverables and goals for maximum efficiency.
The art of being realistic – that is, not too pessimistic
and not too optimistic – when planning and scheduling is
challenging. There's the survival instinct that leads many to "pad" their
plans and schedules to guarantee the perception of budget and
schedule success. And there's the ambitious motivation that leads
others to carelessly disregard potential setbacks and jeopardize
everything in the process. Neither is suitable when the stakes
Your most aggressive project goals can be achieved with PSG.
Our planning and scheduling professionals will help you prevent
a negative and growing ripple effect in your projects. They can
help you recover from problems that quickly spiraled out of control.
And they can help you perfect your preparations to realize even
the loftiest goals.
Useful automation…not useless information
Planning and scheduling techniques continue to change with every
new version of software made available. But software advancements
too frequently result in "information overload" — when
the level of detail and quantity of information being generated
surpasses your ability to absorb and effectively analyze the
PSG's experts have used virtually every scheduling processor
available and know the strengths, weaknesses and limitations
of each. They also possess solid technical understanding of your
project because they've worked on similar projects. When these
are combined, the benefits to you are accuracy and adaptability,
from the highest level of corporate planning down to daily facility
work activity scheduling.
PSG's experts apply their experience and judgment while using
the latest software tools available including Primavera (P3, P3e, P3e/c, P5, P6),
Teamplay, Microsoft Project, Primavera SureTrak and many other
applications. They'll integrate your plans with best practice
management processes. They'll help you succeed.
Why engage a professional?
With the many planning and scheduling computer programs available
today – including programs with pre-loaded tasks and deliverables
for many project types – anyone can plan out a project
and create a schedule. Then it's just up to the rest of the team
to stick to it, right?
The worst thing you can do during a project – particularly
early on – is create unreasonable expectations and set
yourself, your project team and your entire organization up for
failure. PSG's clients select us to help them solve problems
before they happen by planning appropriately and scheduling wisely.
And the benefits of using PSG's planning and scheduling services
include more than just preventing or avoiding project delays.
The combined expertise of our professionals who have worked on
projects just like yours, in an industry just like yours and
for clients just like yours will help realistically present what
needs to happen while also presenting what's likely to happen.
We'll ensure that the delicate balance of accomplishing everything
on time and maintaining maximum budget and resource efficiency
while managing risk and guaranteeing quality is masterfully maintained
throughout your project.
Independent or integrated services
Planning and scheduling services are integrated and included
in many of the services we provide such as project control, construction
management and program and project management.
Even if we're providing only planning and scheduling services
for a specific single project, we can bring additional value
to you. After we help set your project or program's parameters,
we can integrate them with other areas of your organization as
needed, maximizing the efficiency of your resources across multiple
projects and project teams.