Online Project Management: Primavera or Microsoft

Is Primavera more than I need? Contributor Laura Nee, Simplex President/CEO, shares her insight.

Consulting on Primavera solutions over the past fifteen years, I have worked with some customers who now truly leverage the Primavera products. Clients like Westinghouse, Ansaldo STS, and FirstEnergy require a robust system like Primavera, and hire teams of planner/schedulers to support the complex projects that make up their business. I have also seen many General Contractors involved with commercial construction projects, who are using a scheduling tool like Primavera only because they are contractually obligated to do so. They aren’t using it to manage their business as a whole. Why not? (more…)