Intaver Institute Inc. is a leading innovator in the field of project management software, offering our clients unique, cost effective software solutions to their project and portfolio management challenges. Intaver Institute was founded in 2002 by respected technology executives, mathematicians, economists, and computer scientists. We come from different industries and have different backgrounds. Our staff members were involved in engineering and construction, IT infrastructure and software development, electronic design and manufacturing, mining and other types of projects. We believe that advanced technology based on operational research can significantly contribute to project management. Intaver Institute Inc. develops commercial software, provides training and consulting services, and perform scientific research in the area of project decision and risk analysis.
Intaver Institute Inc. is a vendor of project risk management software RiskyProject. RiskyProject is a desktop-based project risk management software. RiskyProject helps project managers to perform project scheduling, quantitative risk analysis, and project performance measurement.
Since it was officially launched in October 2004, RiskyProject has become one of the leading tools for quantitative project risk analysis. Among our clients are NASA, Boeing, Research in Motion, Canadian Department of National Defense, Siemens, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, EDS, Hewlett Packard, ICBC, Mosaic, Electronic Arts, Los Alamos National Laboratory, SAS, Westinghouse, Rockwell, and many others. RiskyProject is used in many industries including information technology and software development, pharmaceutical, construction, manufacturing, mining, and aerospace. RiskyProject is also actively used in education and nonprofit organizations. In 2006 ,Intaver Institute established university relationship program where RiskyProject is distributed for the use in accredited educational programs.
Scientific Research and Technological Innovations
Intaver Institute Inc. heavily invests in scientific research in the area of project management. We are dedicated to advancing and adding to our patent pending Event Chain Methodology. This technology is the foundation of our project management software product RiskyProject. Our research interests include project decision making including: psychology of judgment and decision-making in project management, probabilistic methods, visualization, and other related areas. Intaver Institute's staff publishes articles and scientific papers, gives presentation in conferences and symposiums, including events sponsored by Project Management Institute (PMI®). Our first book of project decision analysis will be published 2007 by Management Concepts.
Training and Consulting Services
Many our clients have established project management workflow and would like to customize our solution to meet their challenges. Intaver Institute Inc. performs software customization, training and risk management consulting for many companies. Intaver Institute offers customized training courses for project risk management and decision analysis. We teach our clients simple, but powerful techniques to identify and manage project risks and uncertainties and to mitigate the negative effect of psychological heuristics and biases in project management.
Who we are?
We are privately held company and headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Berkeley, California, USA. All Intaver Institute's software is done in North America. Our core software development team is localed in our Calgary headquarter.
Michael Trumper, General Manager
Michael Trumper has over 20 years of experience in technical communications, instructional and software design, and training project risk and economics software and theory. Michael authored papers on quantitative methods in project estimations and risk analysis. He is a co-author of two books on project risk management and decision analysis. Michael Trumper holds bachelor's degree from University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Gordon Fenske, Chief Technology Evangelist
Gordon Fenske experienced project manager, information technology specialist, and business analyst. His current responsibilities are overseeing design and development of Intaver Institute's project management software RiskyProject, including managing design of the software architecture, database design, and managing integration with other project management software, including Microsoft Project and Oracle Primavera.
Lev D.Virine, Chief of Innovation, Risk Management and Decision Analysis
Lev D. Virine, Ph.D. has more than 25 years of experience as a structural engineer, software developer, and project manager. In the past 12 years he has been involved in a number of major projects performed by Fortune 500 companies and government agencies to establish effective decision analysis and risk management processes as well as to conduct risk analyses of complex projects. Lev’s current research interests include the application of decision analysis and risk management to project management. He writes and speaks to conferences around the world on project decision analysis, including the psychology of judgment and decision-making, modeling of business processes, and risk management.
Eugenia V.Virine, Chief of Finance
Eugenia V.Virine, PMP has more than 10 years financial experience in various industries. Eugenia is also expirieced project manager. She has authored a number of papers of project and risk management. Her current responsibilities are overseeing all financial aspects for the company, including reporting to the Executive Committee. Eugenia V.Virine holds bachelor's degree in finance from University of Calgary.