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,...
Valency Approved as Registered Education Provider by PMI

Valency Approved as Registered Education Provider by PMI

  Media Contact: Mark Anderson –   Valency Inc. Approved as Registered Education Provider by Project Management Institute Waterloo, ON, Canada – November 16, 2015 – Valency today announces that the Project Management Institute...

Maximizing the benefits of PDRI

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

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...

Better Front End Planning = Better Projects

At a high level, we know that projects are very dynamic – especially in front end planning.  Critical issues and decisions arise throughout a project’s life-cycle.  However, it is much easier to influence a project’s outcome during front end planning when expenditure...