The Schedule IQ Cheat Sheets provide an overview of the 42 metrics that comprise the Schedule IQ Score, including how they’re calculated and why they’re important. In addition, they summarize which metrics are adjusted […]
The Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules activities to start on early dates, which results in an unrealistic completion distribution in CPM risk analysis. CPM risk analysis tools, thus, cannot model what commonly occurs […]
Instructions for activating your NetPoint license.
This 1-page document is meant to provide a quick overview of what objects and fields can be imported into NetPoint from Excel, along with the required data-entry format. For additional documentation, please see […]
This 1-page document is meant to provide a quick overview of different elements of a NetPoint schedule, including activities, hammocks, benchmarks, milestones, constraints, links, and FS, SS, and FF logic.
A PDF file of the user guide for NetPoint 4.2.1. Unzip the .zip file to access the PDF. For a web-based version, click here.
This document provides a summary of important changes relating to updating to NetPoint 4.2.1, including instructions for transitioning, incompatibilities, and new features and improvements. For more specific details, see How to Transition from […]
NePoint® is moving from a traditional file system to a project/folder-based structure, which automatically organizes related project files (reports, templates, risk simulation data, iObjects, etc.) together in a single unified location. With the […]
In the construction industry, project scheduling is a crucial component that oftentimes determines project success. Additionally, while project scheduling approaches have been in existence for several decades, consistency in using well-developed techniques is […]
The world of construction scheduling, as we know it, has been practiced for more than 50 years. And while the practice of scheduling has advanced significantly during that time, advances in best practices […]
An Algorithmic and Functional Dissection of Graphical Path Method (GPM) Float, Drift, and Total Float in Comparison to CPM Total Float
With the advent of a novel network scheduling technique, graphical path method, new paradigms are created which, when fully understood, offer planners and schedulers insights into and flexibility around designing and optimizing networks […]
Best route scheduling is an intractable problem, in both the intangible world of mathematics and the tangible world of job shop manufacturing. The contention between multiple jobs and limited resources quickly overwhelms even […]