PMI PDU Changes as of December 1, 2015

Information for Renewing Your Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification As of December 1, 2015, the Project Management Institute (PMI) has made changes to their requirements for PMP credential renewal. The goal is to better reflect the greater demand of PMI...

Introduction to CII [Infographic]

CII Infographic: Valency and the Construction Industry Institute’s Best Practices Valency is a implementer of construction industry best practices. These best practices come from research organization called the Construction Industry Institute or CII. Along with...
Video: He who Implements Wins!!

Video: He who Implements Wins!!

As the saying goes, “He Who Implements Wins”.  At Valency one our core services is helping organizations implement best practices from the Construction Industry Institute (CII). Created by project and construction industry leaders from around the world,...

Carve for PDRI: Maximizing the benefits of PDRI

Carve for PDRI: The evolution of PDRI Over the past 20-years, many many companies have achieved massive benefit using PDRI to improve scope definition. As project management processes have matured at companies using PDRI, the supporting tools for PDRI evolved from a...

How to align O&M Teams and Project Teams

When it comes to mixing O&M teams and capital project teams how can you promote goal alignment and performance focus? In industrial facilities, small capital projects (under $10M) are largely undertaken to address compliance requirements (health, safety or...

10 Commandments of Front End Planning

What is the leading cause of capital project cost & schedule overruns? The undisputed answer the world over is poor scope definition.  Check out this infographic detailing the 10 commandments of front end planning based on CII’s implementation resource,...

Introducing PDRI for Small Industrial Projects

Historically small projects represent 70% or more of an organization’s capital spend. Often minimal emphasis is placed on front end planning for small projects.  We assume they carry lower risk than large projects,  and if a project team goes over budget or over...