Consulting Partners

  

Founded in 1993, Pinnacle Management Systems provides management consulting, systems Implementation, training & education in the areas of Earned Value Management and Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management.  Pinnacle is a Platinum Partner with forProject Technology and has supported multiple EVMS forProject implementations across Aerospace, Defense, Government and other industries.

Since 1978,  Humphreys & Associates, Inc.  has advocated and promoted the integration of technical, schedule, and cost components to achieve the full benefit of using a performance measurement system to enhance management visibility and control. We have a long tradition of leadership in the industry and providing a balance of proven and innovative EVMS processes to apply to project management challenges.

A new business offering from H&A,  Radically Better Agile is a comprehensive Agile Services provider that offers Agile Coaching, Agile Consulting, Agile Training, Agile Certifications, and Earned Value Integration. Radically Better Agile’s deep industry experience and knowledge base spans aerospace and defense, engineering and construction, utilities, energy, shipbuilding, scientific research, and cutting edge technology in design, development and production environments.

Technology Partners

Encore Analytics’ software application, Empower, is a market-leading, web-based EV analysis tool.  It was designed from the ground up to require only a browser on the client computer, yet still provide a rich interactive user interface to empower Control Account Managers, Program Managers and government oversight organizations with the critical information needed to successfully manage complex programs.

forProject supports integration with Empower from both our EVMS forProject application and our Schedule Analyzer forProject application.  Together, forProject and Encore Analytics Empower provides an integrated, end-to-end solution for EV cost analysis, schedule analysis and earned value metrics analysis.

EVMS forProject is now available in a cloud-based, hosted solution via our partnership with LoadSpring, the market leader in cloud-based project management solutions. With five Class A data centers in Massachusetts, California, Toronto, Singapore and the United Kingdom, LoadSpring currently services over 4,000 companies and 100,000+ users worldwide. Their SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type II security certification provides a highly secure infrastructure and cloud environment.

 

forProject is a Microsoft Silver ISV software partner specializing in Project and Portfolio Management.   The forProject software solutions are based on the Microsoft technology platform including .NET, SQL Server and Visual Studio.  Our solutions work cooperatively with Microsoft’s family of project planning, scheduling and portfolio management tools, including Microsoft Project (Professional and Standard), Project Server and Project Online.

Industry Affiliations

The College of Performance Management (CPM) is a global, non-profit, professional organization dedicated to developing and disseminating the principles and practices of earned value management and other project performance management techniques. forProject is an active member of CPM and a regular sponsor of CPM events such as the annual EVM World Conference and the IPM Workshops.  See our News and Events page for additional information about upcoming events.

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world’s leading association for those who consider project, program or portfolio management their profession.  Many of our customers and team members are PMI members.  Successful completion of forProject training courses can be submitted for PDU Education credits in support of PMP and other PMI certifications.

 

The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) drives strategic dialogue in national security by identifying key issues and leveraging the knowledge and experience of its military, government, industry, and academic members to address them. forProject is an active member of the NDIA  Integrated Program Management Division (IPMD) . The purpose of the Integrated Program Management Division (IPMD) is to lead the advancement of integrated program management through industry and government partnership.