Schedule reliability is evaluated by monitoring key schedule indicators that reflect both its strengths and weaknesses. This research project investigates the capabilities of Schedule MD in schedule analysis and compares its functionalities with Deltek Acumen Fuse. The authors demonstrate how the additional functionality of Schedule MD gives NetPoint an edge over other project planning software and pinpoints features to be integrated in future iterations.
Jay Makwana – Signature Renovations LLC
Jay Makwana recently completed his master’s degree in Construction Engineering and Management from the University of Michigan. He conducted his research on Schedule MD vs. Acumen Fuse as part of his academic curriculum. He is currently working with Signature Renovations LLC., Capitol Heights, MD as a Project Engineer.
Shreyas Mishra – City of Ann Arbor
Shreyas Mishra also completed his Master’s Degree in Construction Engineering and Management from the University of Michigan and researched Schedule MD vs. Acumen Fuse as part of his academic curriculum. He has interned for City of Ann Arbor and strongly aspires to a career in construction scheduling.