Mitigate Risk and Maximize Potential

WE SOLVE YOUR CHALLENGES, PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT AND HELP DELIVER YOUR PROJECT. Projects are complex. Delays are expensive. Our independent ‘cradle to the grave’ governance program identifies risk, provides solutions, and helps prevent expensive delays. Data collected by the Independent Project Analysis group from thousands of major projects around the world shows: An average $100m […]

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Rapid Project Implementation

A project management team was tasked with speeding up the installation of a large number of high-return opportunities by altering their current work process.  This was accomplished by meticulously mapping out the existing project development and execution work processes, identifying where steps could be eliminated or significantly overlapped, and fully understanding and accepting the business […]

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Team Building As Part Of Project Planning & Management – A Dynamic And Proven Approach

Without exception, capital projects undertaken today call for comprehensive planning and closely managed project control.  Project Planning and Cost Control have never been more important.  An individual’s capacity to deal with change is a must in a rapidly changing world, and the effective use of management practices can contribute to an individual’s ability to effectively […]

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Cost, Schedule, Quality – Pick Two … Isn’t Always True

– Achieving Excellence in Any Project –  The old saying in managing projects was Cost, Schedule and Quality. Pick two. This is because it is very difficult to do a good job on all three of these critical aspects of any project. If we highly control cost, the quality of the finished project may suffer. […]

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How to Resolve an Engineering Manager’s Typical Dilemma – “Where to Start”

The Problem Too often, the inability to get the required work done correctly, and on-time, has been blamed on too few people, not enough of the right people, or situations that were not anticipated.  Dr. Louis T. Rader’s comments, about engineering management, are still applicable to many managers today.  In 1964, he noted that: “The […]

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Securing the Right Expert to Support Your Lawsuit

On March 25, 2016 I published a Blog titled “Expert Witness, a Becht Engineering Service to Avoid”. This Blog focused on a number of elements that can be used to assure projects do not result in litigation. These elements include: Developing a sound, complete scope of work Selecting a qualified contractor Using proven industry standards […]

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Expert Witness – A Becht Engineering Service to Avoid

Becht Engineering personnel have significant experience in serving as Expert Witnesses for a variety of legal matters.   However, litigation can be costly, time consuming and often times the outcome is unpredictable. It should be avoided if at all possible through implementation of proper controls and oversight. A much better strategy than after the fact litigation […]

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