Smith-Culp’s Book Hits the Best Seller List!

The 2016 ASCE list of publications has just been released and The Lead Dog Has the Best View – Leading Your Project Team to Success by Gordon Culp and Anne Smith is on the best seller list.   This book shows you how to make the crucial transition from project manager...

Tracking Project Progress

What’s the perfect “tool” for tracking project progress on engineering projects? Is there a “system” that can track all the following information that is typically needed to assess if you are on or off track on your project? Costs to date...

Managing Scope Creep

Scope Creep on a Project is Bad: – True or False? It depends! For the Client/Customer, it is bad if there isn’t enough budget or it’s an unwelcome surprise, or it could be good if it adds value to the project. For the  Consultant/Provider, it could...

What Is Value Engineering?

Transcription: Gordon Culp: So what is Value Engineering? That’s what I’d like to spend the next few minutes talking about. VE is basically a review of a project carried out by a multi-discipline team working together in a multi-day workshop to look for...