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Dear Member,


Welcome to our 30th issue of Newsletter. This newsletter is exclusively issued to the interest of our valued members and partners.


Latest updates on PCO

Project Controls Expo 2014

PCO sponsored Project Controls Expo 2014 was a great success and we are already working on our 2015 version with many enhancements and new features. In the meantime, check out Expo 2014 Testimonial pictures, presentations and Videos given at Expo. You may now like and follow Us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook to get regular updates. You may well like to connect with us at Pinterest and SlideShare.

PCO Jobzone

Project Controls job postings are getting interest from all over the world. PCO continues to attract several recruiters and companies to update more jobs and recruit the best professionals worldwide. Check out some of the fresh roles below -

Please Note: To apply for a Job, log in is necessary to apply to these jobs.


We have introduced a new idea of extending a bit of fun and relaxation time to our fellow project controls professionals. All our members and project controls practitioners can now share a joke or a fun-filled article, which would help the community to relax. Please visit our Jokes section today to know more and participate.


We are persistently putting our best effort in making this section more accessible to all project controls professional. You will be glad to note that Video Library is now FREE to our users.

We are also aiming to make Premium Library FREE and will update you in forthcoming days. In the meantime, continue to share your content on Free Library for benefit of our community.

PCO Info-Pad:

PCO Info-Pad is world's largest and most exhaustive Project Controls knowledge base to assist our practitioners in enhancing their Project Controls skill and knowledge. Access wealth of knowledge resources in the form of Library, White Papers, Presentations, Technical Papers, Practitioners Guide, Project Controls Glossary of Term, Event Proceedings and many others along with convenient hyper-linked directory of organizations, companies, products, and services related to Project Controls.

Please check our latest addition in our White Paper section i.e., Schedule Density By Mosaic Projects and Project Management Dilemma By ARES PRISM.


Upcoming Events

We are proud to announce the launch of Project Controls Expo 2015 - Our 5th event with the clear objective of providing significant practical and theoretical awareness on Project Controls process, tools and techniques to its stakeholders which is now happening on 12th Nov 2015 at Emirates Arsenal Stadium, London.

So, don't miss this chance and register to be a part of this exciting event. For your convenience, here are some links

Sponsors and Exhibitors, who wish to mark their presence at this exclusive show, can contact us at and we will be glad to help.


Partner Announcements/News -

Ecosys We invite you to review our case studies to learn more about EcoSys EPC, the industry standard for enterprise project controls software.

LA Metro Implements Enterprise-wide Program Management System for $40 Billion Transportation Relief Program

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) is the third largest public transportation system in the US. In 2008, they committed US$40 billion for traffic relief and transportation upgrades over the next 30 years. To address demand for greater cost accountability and reporting, LA Metro implemented an enterprise-wide web-based program management information system inclusive of capital planning and staffing analysis with EcoSys EPC as the program's central hub. Download the Case Study to learn more.

How AREVA Improved Project Certainty with EVM Standardization Initiative

In 2011, AREVA successfully implemented EcoSys EPC for controlling one of the company's largest engineering services projects. As a result, the US project management organization (PMO) selected EcoSys EPC as their enterprise standard for project controls and Earned Value Management. Download the Case Study to learn more.

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EcosysEcosys You know your current project controls processes are not working optimally. Its time to make an investment, but how do you decide between building your own custom project controls system or purchasing something out-of-the-box? Both cost money. And precious overhead money to boot!  But are they equal? Explore the business case of deciding between custom software and commercial off the shelf (COTS) software and protect next year's budget from being squeezed down.  Download this FREE White Paper: HERE.

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Cost engineering

Cost engineering Mark your calendars! The next edition of the Cost Engineering Event is scheduled from May 6 - 8, 2015. The Cost Engineering Event is seen as Europe's leading conference in our profession. This year's theme is "cost estimating and project controls: closing the loop".


We are therefore proud to announce this year's keynote speaker: Alexia Nalewaik.

Location & Entrance fee

The Cost Engineering Event 2015 is held at Hotel Ara in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands

The entrance fee for the two day event is € 1.195,- (excl 21% VAT). If you register four (or more) people of the same company, you receive a 25% discount on the total entrance fee.


Ecosys Program Framework will be attending and exhibiting at Project Controls for the third year running in 2015!  See our video filmed at Project Controls 2014 HERE. Program Framework is the sole UK partner for ProSymmetry and is proud to offer their products alongside the Microsoft enterprise suite. Whether it be implementing the Tempus Resource models, creating a strategic roadmap or advising how best ProSymmetry products can help our business partners - our expert consultants are experienced in delivering the right solution.

Program Framework provides Microsoft enterprise solutions and expert project management consultancy to a wide range of clients. Program Framework combines innovative thinking with jargon free technical expertise and consultancy. Ultimately we help our clients to implement their strategies and deliver on their business goals.

We work with a range of organizations, across many sectors, helping them to better understand their requirements. We work collaboratively to deliver the right technical solution, and stay engaged after delivery to ensure change management processes are put into practice.

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Thank You

Last but not the least; we'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your unwavering support to PCO. We continue to look forward to your active participation as we move forward.

Have a good day and keep up your good work!


Project Controls Online Team

T: 00 44 (0) 208 0900 350 & 00 44 (0) 7880 883722


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