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Eos Cortex: Normalization for instant apples-to-apples comparisons

Posted by Jason Frink on Nov 13, 2018 11:31:00 AM

When benchmarking a new project against past projects, it’s critical to level the playing field. Cortex calls this normalizing the data. In the Administration module, you can set up many different types of factor tables to adjust:   

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Topics: Cost Estimator, Cost Estimating Solution, Cost Estimating, Eos Group, Cortex, Cortex Project History, Eos Cortex, Normalization, Benchmarking Solution, benchmarking

If we can't agree on the data...

Posted by Nick Papadopoulos on Oct 16, 2018 11:45:00 AM

Common ground. Common source. Common basis. We use these words interchangeably when we talk about our data, but few companies have achieved it.

It’s impossible difficult to make good decisions as a team if you don’t agree on the data.

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Topics: Eos Group, Cost Estimating, Estimating, Preconstruction, Nick Papadopoulos, KPIs, WBS Code, Data, Data Analysis, Benchmarking Solution, benchmarking, Estimating Software, Cost Management, Project Management

Benchmarking for Estimators: A Practical Perspective on Programs

Posted by Terry Morrison on Apr 17, 2018 11:24:00 AM

Programs pose a unique challenge for estimators hoping to capitalize on project history. Projects constructed as part of a group or program are often executed in fundamentally different ways than their stand-alone counterparts, which offers economies and efficiencies that do not exist for stand-alone projects.

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Topics: Eos Group, Estimating Software, Cost Engineer, Cost Estimating, Cost Estimating Solution, Project Analysis, Cortex Project History, Project History, Benchmarking Solution, benchmarking, Eos Cortex, Cortex, Estimating

Free Slew

Posted by Bret Bowser on Aug 23, 2017 2:13:13 PM

                          (credit:CBS)

Hong Kong is beginning to recover from Typhoon Hato this week. Many of us were fascinated by the video coverage of cranes swinging in 175+ km/h winds. It is amazing we didn't see more accidents like this one
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Topics: Cost Estimator, Eos Group, Estimating Software, Cortex, Eos Cortex, benchmarking, Benchmarking Solution, Project Analysis, Conceptual Estimating, Trend Analysis, Cortex Project History, Project History

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