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March 17, 2017
New webinar on project risk analysis.

New fee webinar “Step-by-step Schedule Risk Analysis with RiskyProject” is scheduled for Tuesday, March 21, 2017,
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MST (UTC-07:00).  This this webinar you will learn about few simple steps how to streamline your risk analysis and communicate the results. To register for webinar please click here.

 

February 16, 2017
Intaver Institute announces a new webinar

We  will be providing a free webinar “Introduction to project risk management: Risk Registers and more” on Tuesday May 2nd, 2017 at 10am MST. The webinar will show how participants how to set  up and use risk register to manage the complete risk lifecycle. Click here to register for this webinar.

In addition, there is also a scheduled webinar “Step-by-step Schedule Risk Analysis with RiskyProject” on Tuesday March 7th, 2017, that will provides an easy to follow process to perform schedule risk analysis. Click here to register for this webinar.

Read more about the webinars

February 8, 2017
New book “Project Risk Analysis Made Ridiculously Simple” 

Project management is the art of analyzing and managing risks. Without risk, there is little need for project management. Project Risk Analysis Made Ridiculously Simple offers a step-by-step guide on how to perform project risk analysis and risk management for a wide range of readers: students, project schedulers not exposed to project risk analysis before, and to project risk experts. The book is written by Intaver Institute staff members.

With this book, you will learn how to:

  • Identify and manage risks over the course of a project
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative risk analysis
  • Perform project risk analysis using Monte Carlo simulations
  • Use event chain methodology to improve project risk analysis
  • Perform risk analysis of project portfolios.
January 6, 2017
Intaver Institute’s New US Headquarters

img_20161229_172412Intaver Institute Inc. today announced that they have established a new headquarters located in Naples, Florida, USA. The new US location will provide Intaver Institute Inc. a platform to better reach and service both new and existing customers of our project risk management and risk analysis software suite RiskyProject. “Our new location in the US will allow us to provide better service for our US customer base by expanding our software development and customer support operations to include both the Calgary and Naples locations”, said Michael Weiner, President and General Manager of Naples, Florida headquarter of Intaver Institute Inc. “Our new headquarters will be tightly aligned with the needs of key stakeholders and showcase our strategic growth initiatives in the area of project risk management and risk analysis software”.

December 23, 2016
New book: Handbook of Research on Leveraging Risk and Uncertainties for Effective Project Management

The Handbook of Research on Leveraging Risk and Uncertainties for Effective Project Management, by  Yuri Raydugin (Editor), published by IGI Global is a comprehensive reference source for emerging perspectives on managing risks associated with the execution and development of projects. Intaver Institute staff members contributed two chapters to this book.

Highlighting innovative coverage written by top industry specialists, such as complexity theory, psychological bias and risk management fallacies, probabilistic risk analysis, and various aspects of project decision making, this book is ideally designed for project and risk managers, project engineers, cost estimators, schedulers, safety and environmental protection specialists, corporate planners, financial and insurance specialists, corporate decision makers, as well as academics and lecturers working in the area of project management and students pursing PMP, PMI-RMP, ISO 31000, etc. certification.

December 6, 2016
RiskyProject Integration with CA PPM (CA Clarity PPM)

CA Project and Portfolio Management (CA Clarity PPM) provides the visibility, control, and automation to support today’s most critical business processes, including IT Governance, New Product Development, Risk and Controls Management and Enterprise Program Management (EPM).  RiskyProject/CA PPM solution enables integrated qualitative and quantitative project and portfolio risk management and risk analysis based on CA PPM data. Intaver Institute Inc. using technology and tools offered by its partner IT-ROI Solutions implements custom integration between RiskyProject/CA PPM.  RiskyProject can read project and portfolio schedules as well as risks with their properties from CA PPM. Using this information RiskyProject generates risk adjusted project schedules, rank projects based on risks and uncertainties within a portfolio, select critical risks and perform risk mitigation planning.

December 3, 2016
New Intaver Institute’s website

Intaver Institute just unveiled new look of company’s web site www.intaver.com. Its responsive design allows the web site to be viewed on different mobile platforms including smart phones and tables. We also include more information about our RiskyProject software,  our risk analysis and risk management methodology and our consulting and training services.

September 16, 2016
New Intaver Institute’s partner: Almagesto

Almagesto offers whole solutions designed to achieve customer satisfaction in business plan design and improving economic and personal growth of your company. ALMAGESTO is a Professional Group with wide expertise in methodological approaches such as those established by the PMI® and IPMA®, risk specialists PMI-RMP® and professionals in Scrum Master® certified. ALMAGESTO provides a support in the implementation methodologies for managing Portfolios, Programs and Projects (PPPM). Almagesto is located in Bogota, Columbia and will resell RiskyProject in Latin America.

September 2, 2016
2M-PMC is new Intaver Institute’s value added reseller

2M-PMC is an advanced, multi-disciplined Management Consultancy, providing Strategic Planning, Business Development, Project Management and Risk Management, with the experience and expertise to ensure that strategic plans are achievable, business cases robust and projects are delivered to ensure maximum value for the business. 2M-PMC is located in Tyne and Wear, UK.

July 25, 2016
New RiskyProject value added reseller

Intaver Institute is excited to welcome Don Shannon, the Contract Coach, as a new value added reseller of the RiskyProject line of project risk analysis and management software. Mr. Shannon is highly respected management consultant and specializes in the area of contract management. He is a current Fellow of the National Contract Management Association, and is certified as a DML by the Society of Logistics Engineers, and as a PMP the Program Management Institute. In addition to acting as a reseller of RiskyProject, the Contract Coach offers management consulting services in manufacturing and service industries for contract and program management.

June 9, 2016
Intaver Institute announced two new webinars

Intaver Institute announced two new webinars. The first webinar titled ‘Sensitivity analysis: Prioritizing Risks and Activities’ is focused to performing ‘ sensitivity analysis in RiskyProject. This webinar will be held Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 10 a.m. MST. The second webinar ‘Using RiskyProject as a Risk Register’ will help you to learn how to perform basic qualitative risk analysis and risk management in RiskyProject. This webinar will be held Tuesday, Sept 13, 2016 at 10 a.m. MST.

May 20, 2016
Two new RiskyProject software resellers in Brazil

Two software resellers from Brazil OSB Software and MCB Solution have became Intaver Institute’s partners. They added Intaver’s RiskyProject project risk management and risk analysis software suite including RiskyProject Enterprise, RiskyProject Professional and RiskyProject Lite to their product line.

May 16, 2016
Intaver Institute and Stottler Henke Associates Developed Integrated Project Scheduling and Risk Management Solution

Intaver Institute Inc. and Stottler Henke Associates, Inc today announced that they have developed integration between Stottler Henke’s advanced intelligent scheduling and critical chain software Aurora and Intaver’s risk analysis and management software RiskyProject.

The Aurora-RiskyProject solution allows users to integrate their critical chain schedule analysis with project risk analysis and management. This will help industries solve their complex scheduling and risk management challenges. Many industries such as aerospace, defence, and pharmaceuticals have faced with extremely complex projects that require an advanced scheduling and risk analysis and management capabilities. This solution will allow the users to integrate the results of their risk analysis directly into Aurora’s scheduling engine, as well as perform risk analysis based on schedules created in Aurora.

For more information please read our press release.

May 4, 2016
New Intaver Institute’s consulting partner

Nicki Kons of Atrisks has become new Intaver Institute’s consulting partner. Atrisks offers risk and EVM consultancy services, which incorporate quantitative and qualitative techniques. Nicki Kons is the author of PVaR™: Project Value at Risk. Nicki is an Industrial Engineer, with an MBA and an MA. Nicki is PMI-PMP (Project Management Professional), PMI-RMP (Risk Management Professional) and GARP-ERP (Energy Risk Professional) certified. She is a multi-disciplinarian expert who incorporates engineering, IT, business & finance and political science concepts into a strong coherent message of risk management excellence. Nicki believes the only way to keep on top of risks is by pushing our own limits of risk understanding, time and time again. Atrisks provides advanced risk identification and EVM services to the following sectors: High-Tec, defense, utility, IT, medical device and banking sectors.

April 11, 2016
Two new articles on Risk Engineering and Project Management

Intaver Institute has published two new articles Risk Engineering and How to Process Project Information. Risk management when viewed from a very high level is really about asking three key questions: what could happen, what would be the impact if it did happen, and what can we do about it? Risk engineering is managing risks in such a way that that you can deliver project value with the least amount of risk. Once you understand this key concept, you can then use risk engineering to understand the causes of the risk and the best approach to minimizing its impact on your key project objectives.

The second article “How to Process Project Information” discusses the nature of information, how it is produced and how we interpret it through our own personal motivations and biases. When managing projects we are constantly inundated with complex and often conflicting information. Much of this information is created or delivered in a manner to persuade you to take certain actions. This article goes over some of the methods that are used to manipulate certain well know human cognitive biases and how to recognize them. Further, it outlines strategies that you can use to counteract this flood of information to ensure you have the clear understanding of your project.

March 24, 2016
CorProfit is a new reseller of RiskyProject

CorProfit has become new value added reseller of RiskyProject software. CorProfit provides management consulting, business development, market research, and professional training. CorProfit’s dedicated team helps you develop business plan and strategy, understand customers, define brand, create powerful marketing solutions and improve processes. CorProfit is headquartered in Dubai, UAE.

March 6, 2016
New webinar “Mastering risk analysis with RiskyProject”

Please joint us for webinar “Mastering risk analysis with RiskyProject” on March 8, 2016. The standards for effective planning and management of projects are increasingly adopting Monte Carlo project risk analysis as an essential tool in an environment that is characterized by increased complexity and lowered risk tolerance. This webinar will show you a step by step process how to:

– Import project plans from other scheduling software
– Add uncertainty and risk events
– Understand how to analyse the results
– Generate key project risk analysis reports
To register for webinar please click here.

February 29, 2016
Intaver Institute will present paper on International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling

Intaver Institute will present paper “Project Schedule Risk Analysis with Events and Event Chains” on PMS 2016 – the 15th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling. PMS 2016 will take place in Valencia, Spain, from April 19th until April 22nd. It is organized by the Universitat Politècnica de València and by the Universitat de València. PMS is an international conference series devoted to Project Management and Scheduling. It was inaugurated by the European Working Group on Project Management and Scheduling (EURO – EWG Project management and scheduling).

February 17, 2016
Built On Vision is new Intaver Institute’s technology parther

Built On Vision has become Intaver’s new technology partner. “Built On Vision” is a cloud based software suite that provides leading edge project controls tools. “Built On Schedule” allows you to compare multiple schedules instantly so that you can identify trends and analyze issues. “Built on ProductivityTM” works with your ERP or costing system to mine cost and labor data for valuable analysis within your project allowing you to make targeted adjustments. “Built on Forecast” allows you to accurately forecast your project from anywhere while tracking communications about changes in real time and instantly comparing it to prior forecasts. “Built On Balance” gives you the power to leverage Line of Balance and render your schedule into a simple graph that eliminates the need to bring multiple reports into a CPM meeting.

February 9, 2016
Critical Business Analysis, Inc. is Intaver’s new consulting partner

Critical Business Analysis, Inc. has become Intaver’s new consulting partner. For over 30 years, Critical Business Analysis, Inc. has been committed to the advancement of project and program management expertise. CBA’s real-world experience offers a wide-range of professional services in a variety of industries including public agencies, utilities, petrochemicals, corporate engineering, construction management and design. CBA, Inc. has distinguished itself as a leader in Primavera P6 and related software implementation and knowledge transfer. Additionally, CBA provides project team extension through staff augmentation of highly qualified project management professionals. CBA take pride in every service we provide, knowing that even small enhancements can achieve great results.

January 6, 2015
Intaver Institute scheduled two new webinars

Intaver Institute Inc. scheduled two free webinars.

Webinar “Mastering risk analysis with RiskyProject” will be held Tuesday, March 8 2016. The standards for effective planning and management of projects are increasingly adopting Monte Carlo project risk analysis as an essential tool in an environment that is characterized by increased complexity and lowered risk tolerance. This webinar will show you a step by step process how to import project plans from other scheduling software, add uncertainty and risk events, understand how to analyse the results.

Webinar “Integrated project risk analysis” will be held Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Risk in projects can come from two main sources Risk events and uncertainties. Risk events are discrete risks that are commonly captured in risk registers and are characterized by probability and impact. Uncertainties are inherent natural randomness that is found in all processes. Both should be included as part of your project risk analysis model. This webinar will show you how to assign risk events and uncertainties to your activities, how to model risk factors, how to interpret results of analysis with discrete events and uncertainties.

Also we would like to remind you that our next webinar “Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis with RiskyProject” will be held Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016. Please click here to register for this webinar.

January 1, 2016
Proventures is a new reseller of RiskyProject

Proventures Education and Consulting Services has become new value added reseller of RiskyProject software. Here is how Proventures differentiates itself: “We at Proventures has the mandate to work on the threefold objective to empower people, enable them with processes and enhance their effectiveness through various PM tools. We strive to serve our customers with these Key Result Areas (KRAs) with people as the driving parameter to achieve individual excellence and corporate excellence. Demand management offers a unified view of all work in a central location. Its purpose is to quickly help organizations gain visibility into projects and operational activities; standardize and streamline data collection; enhance decision making; and subject initiatives to the appropriate governance controls throughout their life cycles.”

December 22, 2015
Intaver Institute scheduled two new webinars

Intaver Institute Inc. scheduled two free webinars.

Webinar “Mastering risk analysis with RiskyProject” will be held Tuesday, March 8 2016. The standards for effective planning and management of projects are increasingly adopting Monte Carlo project risk analysis as an essential tool in an environment that is characterized by increased complexity and lowered risk tolerance. This webinar will show you a step by step process how to import project plans from other scheduling software, add uncertainty and risk events, understand how to analyse the results.

Webinar “Integrated project risk analysis” will be held Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Risk in projects can come from two main sources Risk events and uncertainties. Risk events are discrete risks that are commonly captured in risk registers and are characterized by probability and impact. Uncertainties are inherent natural randomness that is found in all processes. Both should be included as part of your project risk analysis model. This webinar will show you how to assign risk events and uncertainties to your activities, how to model risk factors, how to interpret results of analysis with discrete events and uncertainties.

Also we would like to remind you that our next webinar “Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis with RiskyProject” will be held Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016. Please click here to register for this webinar.

December 2, 2015
2016 Events for Intaver Institute

Intaver Institute Inc. will attend as an exhibitor or make presentations on at least six major events in 2016. Our next event will be Construction CPM Conference in New Orleans, LA (January 31 – February 5, 2016, Sheraton Canal Street). Construction CPM conferences focuses on the Critical Path Method of Planning and Scheduling Analysis, including project risk analysis and risk management. Intaver Institute Inc. will present its RiskyProject software suite. We will also make a presentation on theoretical aspects of project risk analysis and in particular our Event Chain Methodology.

For more information please visit our events page.

October 29, 2015
Intaver Institute and SNA-Software Integrated Solution

Intaver Institute Inc. and Safran North America LLC today announced that they have developed seamless integration between SNA’s flagship EVM solution Proteus Envision and Intaver’s project risk analysis and project risk management software RiskyProject.

The Proteus-RiskyProject integration allows SNA to provide a complete and seamless Earned Value and Risk Management solution to its clients. Users will be able run a comprehensive Cost and Schedule risk analysis using their UN/CEFACT project data. This solution will provide comprehensive support for program management guidelines recently released by PARCA.

For more information please read our press release.

September 22, 2015
Two New Intaver Institute’s Videos

Intaver Institute published two new videos. They both focus to theoretical aspects of schedule risk analysis using Monte Carlo:

– Schedule risk analysis with RiskyProject: How many Monte Carlo iterations are required?
– Schedule risk analysis with RiskyProject: What statistical distribution should you use?

Please click here to watch the video or visit our YouTube channel.

August 26, 2015
Two New Intaver Institute’s White Papers

Intaver Institute published two new white paper. The first paper is Behavioral Traps in Project Management. You are driving down a highway, and as usual, you have chosen the fast lane. However, today, it seems to be moving more slowly than usual and when you glance to the side, the adjacent lane appears to be moving faster. After 5 minutes without improvement, you are starting to wonder whether you should switch lanes, but because you have already spent some time what is normally the fast lane, you hope that it will eventually resume its normal pace. Essentially, you have become entrapped. In this paper we will discuss behavioral traps or situations where people become engaged in rational course of actions which later become undesirable.

The second paper is called Memory Errors in Project Management. A lot of the mental mistakes we are prone to in project management are related memory. Often, we cannot properly assess events because we have forgotten similar events that occurred in our past. In this paper we will explore how certain features of our memory can affect project management and how we can improve our memory and hopefully improve our project management.

August 17, 2015
Two new webinars are announced

Intaver Institute announced two new webinars:

  • How to analyze and manage project risks: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
  • Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis with RiskyProject: Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016

Next scheduled Intaver Institute webinar “Creating Risk Adjusted Project Plans for Aerospace and Defence Projects” will occur Tuesday, September 8, 2015 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MST. To register for this webinar please click here.

August 4, 2015
New Intaver Institute’s channel reseller: SoftLine

Softline is a new Intaver Institute’s channel reseller located in Russia. For more information about Softline please visit Softline web site.

July 29, 2015
New Intaver Institute’s reseller: Simple IT

Simple IT is a new Intaver Institute’s value-added reseller located in Bucharest, Romania. SIMPLE IT is a distributor for software solutions and hardware appliances, adding value with consulting, training, implementation, configuration and support services, backed by certified specialists, in order to offer the best IT experience to customers and partner.

For more information about Simple IT please click here.

July 8, 2015
New Intaver Institute’s partner: ForProject Technology

ForProject Technology, Inc. is a new Intaver Institute’s partner. ForProject Technology is a project management solutions company based in Dallas, Texas. ForProject provides technology that extends the capabilities of Microsoft Project, Project Server and SharePoint, allowing our clients to leverage the investments they’ve made in Microsoft technologies.

ForProject specializes in:

  • Earned Value Management (EVM) and cost management systems, scalable from single projects to global enterprises
  • Tools to make schedules better and to make the scheduling process easier
  • Powerful, configurable integration tools for Microsoft Project and Project Server, to enable faster, more practical integration

For more information about ForProject Technology please click here.

June 19, 2015
New Video: Project Risk Management in Oil and Gas Industry

In light of recent drop in oil prices, improving efficiencies of oil and gas exploration, development and production has become very critical. Project risk management is proven to be perhaps the most cost effective and easiest to implement method to improve project performance and reduce cost. Still many oil and gas companies do not employ effective project risk management processes. This video demonstrates the basic steps of project and portfolio risk management process: New video is posted here.

June 16, 2015
New Intaver Institute’s White Paper

Intaver Institute published new white paper: Emotions in Project Management. In this paper we will learn about how decisions in project management are affected by our emotions. People make choices under the influence of emotions all the time. Emotions can lead to mental mistakes; mental mistakes lead to low quality decisions. We will not attempt a comprehensive review of human emotions; instead, we will explain why even the most emotionally intelligent people make irrational decisions when they find themselves in stressful situations. We will also provide few choice engineering ideas that will help you to mitigate the negative impact of emotions on your decisions in project management.

June 9, 2015
New webinar: Creating Risk Adjusted Project Plans for Aerospace and Defence Projects

New webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Aerospace and defence project teams are faced with large and complex projects, which present more risk and uncertainty than previously experienced. Project teams are asked to deliver projects on time, budget, and scope and this task is made much more difficult when these targets are not realistic. Project plans that do not actively manage risks and account for uncertainties are unrealistic and therefore unattainable. Creating risk adjusted project plans allows you to create schedules and cost estimates that are resilient with sufficient, yet realistic contingencies that will protect key project objectives.

This webinar will show you how to:

– Assess the impact of risk events on key project objectives using quantitative risk analysis
– Create risk response plans that reduce the impact of risks
– Assign uncertainties to schedule and cost and run Monte Carlo simulations to determine cost and schedule variances due to uncertainties
– Build realistic risk adjusted schedule and cost baselines with contingencies and management reserves based upon the analysis of project risk
To register for webinar please click here.

May 29, 2015
Intaver Institute at EVM World 2015

Intaver Institute presented its RiskyProject project risk analysis and risk management software at EVM World 2015 Workshop, May 27 – May 29, 2015 in Hyatt Regency New Orleans. The EVM World 2015 Workshop was focused on project performance techniques, including earned value management (EVM). The workshop provided training, current topics from practicing professionals, access to world leaders in project performance management, networking, and the latest in software and consulting to make program and project successful.

May 18, 2015
Intaver Institute at World Congress on Risk, Singapore, July 19-23, 2015

Intaver Institute will present RiskyProject software and Event Chain Methodology at World Congress on Risk 2015 in Singapore, 19 July 2015 to Thursday, 23 July 2015. The World Congress on Risk 2015 will be the fourth in the series of World Congresses organized by the Society on Risk Analysis (SRA) and its partner organizations. The overall theme of the 2015 World Congress will be Risk Analysis for Sustainable Innovation, highlighting sessions that identify ways that risk analysis can assist private and public policy makers facing complex and uncertain challenges while maintaining innovation and development. Special emphasis will be placed on the role of risk analysis as a tool for policy making and tradeoffs in situation of limited resources and extreme challenges that are characteristic of developing countries.

For more information about World Congress on Risk 2015 please visit click here.

May 4, 2015
New webinar: Managing Project Risks: Why, When and How

New webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The webinar demonstrates how to establish effective and relatively simple process of managing project and portfolio risks in organizations. The process is based on “3C” principle:

– Consistency –project and portfolio risks are managed in a consistent fashion
– Comprehensive – all risk related to different project and portfolio objectives should be managed
– Continuity – risks need to be managed over time

In the webinar, you will see how to put the 3C principle as part of the important elements of project and portfolio risk management process:
– Setting up risk registers and identification of risks
– Defining risk properties and risk costs
– Identification risk probabilities and impacts
– Assessment of risk criticality
– Risk mitigation and response planning

To register for webinar please click here.

April 21, 2015
Next Webinar “Project Risk Management in Oil and Gas Industry: Why Now”

New webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2015. It is focused on upstreat and downsteam oil industry. In light of recent drop in oil prices, improving efficiencies of oil and gas industry has become very critical. Project risk management is proven to be perhaps the most cost effective and easiest to implement method to improve project performance and reduce cost. Still many oil and gas companies do not employ effective project risk management processes. This webinar demonstrates the basic steps of project and portfolio risk management process:

– Identify project risks and record them in risk register
– Assign risks to different projects and activities and calculate impact of these risks on project
– Reduce the impact of project risks
– Manage and control risks during a course of projects
Based on real-life examples, the webinar demonstrates how these processes can help oil and gas companies to control capital and operational costs.

To register for webinar please click here.

April 20, 2015
New RiskyProject video: Risk Correlations

The video shows what is risk correlation and how to use it in schedule and cost risk analysis.

RiskProject includes risk correlation feature. Risks assigned to activities within a project schedule can be correlated with each other. For example, one risk can trigger other risks, or different risks can occur at the same time. In RiskyProject you can define correlations of different risks or the same risk assigned to different activities. Risk correlation can significantly affect result of risk analysis. New video is posted here.

March 30, 2015
Intaver Institute Announced New Webinars

Intaver Institute announced the following new webinars:

  • Project Risk Management in Oil and Gas Industry: Why Now – April 21, 2015
  • Managing Project Risks: Why, When and How – May 5, 2015
  • Analyzing and Managing Risks in Project Portfolios: An Introduction to Portfolio Risk Analysis – July 7, 2015

For more information and to register for webinars please click here.

March 26, 2015
Petroglyph – new Intaver Institute’s partner

Petroglyph represents a commitment to empowering project teams in driving projects to success through the application of robust project controls systems, processes and tools. Petroglyph believes that the foundation to success in all projects is an effective and aligned project team using sound project controls processes, proven methods and tools, and a solid approach. Petroglyph uses both industry-leading risk modeling tools such as RiskyProject, as well as experienced risk facilitators to ensure our clients have successful, meaningful and tangible risk workshop results. Petroglyph approach is to engage the project team in a collaborative approach to understand and extract relevant risk events and duration uncertainty to build the best model possible. Petroglyph focus is on quantitative risk assessments to provide our clients with an understanding of the impacts of risks and opportunities to their project’s cost and schedule. For more information about Petroglyph please visit web site: www.Petroglyph.ca.

March 26, 2015
RiskyProject 6.1.2.3 – Minor Software Release

Intaver Institute has released RiskyProject 6.1.2.3 for the Lite, Professional and Enterprise versions. RiskyProject 6.1.2.3 is a minor software release and includes fixes of few minor issues. RiskyProject Enterprise 6.1.2.3 allows saving data for individual tasks in the database, which is required for reporting and integration with other project management software. If you use RiskyProject 6.0 and earlier and looking to increase performance on Monte Carlo simulations, we recommend you to upgrade your software to RiskyProject 6.1.2.3.

March 19, 2015
New Intaver Institute’s White Paper

Intaver Institute published new white paper: Did Oswald Have a Chance to Kill The President? A Project Risk Analysis Perspective. To demonstrate how to use quantitative project risk analysis, we decided to use a well-known historical event, the assignation of U.S. President John Kennedy. We are trying to determine the chance that Oswald could complete his project – the assassination of President Kennedy – as it actually occurred. We do not claim to possess exact information especially with regards to the probabilities and impacts of certain risks; and therefore, cannot give a definite answer from the historical point of view. This example is only intended to illustrate project risk analysis methodology.

March 3, 2015
Next Intaver Institute Webinar

Next Intaver Institute webinar “Optimizing your Monte Carlo simulations in RiskyProject” will be held Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MST (UTC-07:00)

Cost and schedule risk analysis are becoming a more frequent contractual requirement in many programs. On large projects this can be a frustrating and time consuming process and the results are often hard to communicate. In this webinar, you will learn how to streamline you risk analysis and communicate the results. You will learn:

  • how many iterations to run
  • what convergence monitoring is and how it can speed up your analysis
  • how to streamline your data for schedule risk analysis in Microsoft Project
  • how to communicate the analysis using histogram, cumulative probability, and tornado diagrams

To register for webinar please Click here.

To get more information please Click here.

February 17, 2015
Managing integrated project schedules

RiskyProject 6.1.2 improved analysis of integrated project schedules. Integrated project schedules have multiple individual project schedules linked with each other. RiskyProject 6.1.2 supports unlimited number of links between any tasks any projects. Integrated project schedules are created in Microsoft Project and other project management software. RiskyProject generates equivalent consolidated project schedule during import data from third-party project management software. In RiskyProject 6.1.2 this process is very fast and does not require any user input. For more information about integrated project schedule please contact Intaver Institute.

February 10, 2015
RiskyProject is integrated with Synchro PRO

Intaver Institute’s RiskyProject risk analysis and risk management software is integrated with Synchro PRO’s scheduling software for the construction industry by Synchro Software. Synchro PRO combines scheduling with 3D visualization of the construction project. This innovative real-time 4D functionality gives delivery teams the ability to plan, communicate and manage in a way that has never before been possible. Synchro PRO can help to manage and visualize risk adjusted project schedule generated by RiskyProject. For more information about Synchro please visit web site: www.synchroltd.com.

February 2, 2015
4castplus is new Intaver Insitute’s integration partner

4castplus has become new Intaver Insitute’s integration partner. 4castplus is industry-leading project cost management software that delivers performance-driven power to organizations worldwide. It covers a suite of critical planning, tracking and controls tools that are tightly integrated to enable deep visibility on construction projects. Packed with intelligent workflows in a collaborative platform, its smooth design enables multiple project disciplines to work together, guaranteeing project success. Features include: Project Management, Procurement, Change Management, Project Tracking, Earned Value Management, Estimating, Budgeting, Forecasting, Timesheets and Billing. Dashboard and drilldown reports enable full transparency into project costs, revenues, vendor performance, cash flow, WIP, trends, and much more. Users gain early insight into project issues and cost overruns to take timely corrective action for keeping projects on plan. Owners, contractors and EPCs worldwide have successfully put an end to chaotic spreadsheet solutions to adopt a system that was built for how they do business. For more information about 4castplus please visit web site: www.4castplus.com.

January 28, 2015
SNA Software is new RiskyProject authorized reseller

SNA Software has become Intaver Institute’s authorized reseller. SNA Software continues to be at the forefront in providing solutions that use the latest and most powerful proven technologies in the project management community. Among these solutions is the Proteus line of products, which provides a COTS/NDI approach to business and project intelligence, combining normalized data, and the use of robust APIs, to provide smart, integrated analytics from disparate sources, delivering unmatched insight into project performance. SNA Software’s Envision line of products provides a wealth of approaches for conversion and normalization of earned value, cost, schedule, and risk data in support of the U.S. Department of Defense UN/CEFACT XML requirement, ensuring that data is open and accessible. For more information about 4castplus please visit web site: www.sna-software.com.

January 27, 2015
New RiskyProject Presentations

Intaver Institute published two new presentation:

  • An overview of integrated project and portfolio risk management and risk analysis process with RiskyProject Enterprise.
  • Comparison of RiskyProject Professional and RiskyProject Lite versions.

Intaver’s presentations are the great source of information for somebody who is learning RiskyProject software as well as project risk management and risk analysis methodology. To view the latest presentation click here.

January 22, 2015
RiskyProject Integration with Oracle Primavera and other project management software

RiskyProject now has improved integration with Oracle’s Primavera project management software. RiskyProject can exchange data with Primavera using the Microsoft Project XML data format. Oracle improved Primavera’s export of the Microsoft Project XML format with its 2014 release of Primavera P6 R8.4. This release resolves a number of shortcomings in previous versions and makes the XML export very reliable.

Currently, RiskyProject has seamless integration with Microsoft Project using Microsoft office’s Add-in technology. The Add-in allows for fast data communication between Microsoft Project and RiskyProject. One of the key data formats that RiskyProject can import is the Microsoft Project XML and this format can also be used to integrate with our project management tools with support this format such as OpenPlan, Asta Poweproject, Safran, Spider, Phoenix Project Manager, and others. Intaver Institute’s development team puts very significant efforts in testing the integration with other project management software to ensure 100% compatibility between RiskyProject and other software using the Microsoft Project XML format.

January 9, 2015
RiskyProject 6.1.2 – Minor Software Release

Intaver Institute has released RiskyProject 6.1.2 for the Lite, Professional and Enterprise versions. RiskyProject 6.1.2 is a minor software release and includes performance improvements as well as fixes of a few minor issues. RiskyProject 6.1.2 is optimized to run multiple Monte Carlo simulations on remote servers. Monte Carlo simulation performance has been increased by up to 900% compared to RiskyProject 6 and up to 80% compared to RiskyProject 6.1. If you use RiskyProject 6.0 and earlier and looking to increase performance on Monte Carlo simulations, we recommend you to upgrade your software to RiskyProject 6.1.2.

December 19, 2014
Intaver Institute’s 2015 Events

In 2015 Intaver Institute will be participating in a number of trade shows and conferences. Among these events are AACE International – 2015 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV, PMI Global Congress North America 2015 – Orlando, FL, INFORMS 2015 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA and IPM 2015 in Bethesda, MD. For more information about Intaver Institute’s events please click here.

December 18, 2014
New webinars from Intaver Institute

Intaver Institute announces two new webinars:

  • Managing risk lifecycle using RiskyProject – risks, issues, lessons learned, mitigations, and responses. February 10, 2015
  • Optimizing your Monte Carlo simulations in RiskyProject. March 10, 2015

These webinars will be held at 10:00 AM MST, which is 12:00 PM EST, 11:00 AM CST, and 9:00 AM PST. For more information about Intaver Institute’s webinars as well to register for the webinar please click here.

December 9, 2014
Construction CPM Conference 2015

Intaver Institute will present its RiskyProject software suite on Construction CPM Conference. The conference will take place at Marriott Marquis Marina – San Diego – CA – January 12-17, 2015. Construction CPM Conference focuses on project scheduling, risk management and risk analysis. For more information about Intaver Institute’s events please click here.

November 30, 2014
New RiskyProject reseller

ShalevSoft has become new Intaver Institute reseller. ShalevSoft will distribute full Intaver Institute’s software suite: RiskyProject Lite, RiskyProject Professional, RiskyProject Cloud, and RiskyProject Enterprise. To become a reseller or a consulting partner please contact Intaver Institute.

November 24, 2014
New Article: Expected Value in Project Management

Intaver Institute published new article: Expected Value in Project Management. There are so many analytical techniques and tools, some of which are very complex and require a lot of effort to perform and others which are very industry specific. One of the very simple techniques is expected value analysis. This analysis is a choice engineering method, which means that it is more of a mental exercise rather than a strict and formal project management process. At the same time, going through the expected value thinking process may significantly improve quality of decisions.

November 14, 2014
Free trial of RiskyProject Enterprise and RiskyProject Cloud

Intaver Institute now offer free 30-day trial of RiskyProject Enterprise risk analysis and risk management software using remote access to our server. RiskyProject Enterprise database will be installed for you. Intaver Institute also offers unlimited trial of RiskyProject Cloud web-based risk management software, installed on our server. RiskyProject Professional and RiskyProject Lite 30-day trial versions can be downloaded from our server and installed on your computer. Please contact our sales teams for more details.

October 30, 2014
RiskyProject celebrates 10th anniversary

On October 30th 2004, Intaver Institute released RiskyProject version 1. Shortly after, the first order for a single license was received on the online store and with the delivery of the license code, Intaver Institute had its first paying customer. Originally designed as an academic exercise to transform critical event chain methodology into working software, it was so well received by the small group of users that the decision was made to commercialize it and sell in as a project risk analysis package to software managers and other decision makers.

Moving forward 10 years, RiskyProject Suite now has 4 versions (Professional, Lite, Enterprise, and Cloud) and thousands of users worldwide in a variety of industries including: aerospace, defence, engineering, pharmaceutical and healthcare, construction, IT, and research and development.

October 28, 2014
PMI 2014 Global Congress North America

Intaver recently attended the recent PMI 2014 Global Congress North America in Phoenix, Arizona. Intaver Institute presented RiskyProject software Suite including recently released web-based project risk management software RiskyProject Cloud as well as RiskyProject Professional and Lite version 6.1.

The annual awards dinner was slated to take place on Saturday October 25th had to be hastily relocated when the downtown Sheraton suffered an electrical fire, which meant that we were able to see a well thought out risk management plan unfold. With the Sheraton ballroom unavailable, the organizers quickly put their contingency plan into effect and moved the entire event to the local conference center that was fortunately close by. The event came off on time and without a hitch, the 700 attendees all impressed and no hint of the hasty set up of seating and transfer of hundreds of meals. The highlight for Intaver was the PMI’s David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award recognizes the author(s) of a single publication that significantly advances project management knowledge, concepts, and practice which was presented to authors Dr. Lev Virine and Michael Trumper, for “Project Think: Why good project managers make poor decisions” published by Gower in 2013.

In addition to the awards ceremony, Dr. Virine’s presentation on risk management was well received and had many attendees drop by the booth to express their gratitude for a interesting talk. We would like to thank all of those PMI conference goers who took the time out to visit our exhibit. There was lots of interest and good questions and ideas exchanged over the 2 and a half days. Congratulations to the lucky winner of the draw for a free license of RiskyProject.

October 10, 2014
Intaver Insitute released RiskyProject 6.1 – new version of schedule risk analysis and risk management software

Intaver Institute announced that RiskyProject 6.1 is now available. RiskyProject 6.1 is a minor release of RiskyProject and all our clients who use RiskyProject 6 or subscribe to our maintenance program can receive it free of charge. The release includes performance and several new features for that are included with both the Professional and Lite versions. These release features extensive improvements to the performance of the Monte Carlo simulations, as well optimization of schedule risk analysis on Microsoft Project schedules. In addition, a new resource type and risk correlation settings have been included with this release. The newest version will now give RiskyProject users one of the fastest project cost and schedule risk analysis software at a price far below those of our competitors.

RiskyProject 6.1 includes

  • support of multiprocessing
  • improved speed loading schedule data
  • optimization of data for schedule risk analysis
  • improved analysis of large master projects

Other new RiskyProject 6.1 features includes

  • cost type resources
  • correlations of project risk assignments
  • optimization of data for schedule risk analysis
  • and other schedule risk analysis and cost risk analysis features
September 15, 2014
Inataver Insitute and Ingeniørfirmaet Carsten Wismer-Pedersen ApS sign partnership agreement

Intaver Institute recently signed a partnership agreement with Ingeniørfirmaet Carsten Wismer-Pedersen ApS (CWP) based out of Denmark. CWP provides Intaver an experienced and knowledgeable partner in the Scandinavian region who can provide technical and management support for users of Intaver’s risk management software. CWP offers over 30 years of experience in professional engineering consulting, planning, risk analysis managing large and small construction projects while specializing in technical installations.

CWP offers:

– professional and flexible consulting services based on individual needs
– multidisciplinary, competent and comprehensive consulting solutions
– engineering advice to future-proof and streamline construction projects
CWP provides engineering consultancy services of high quality and transparency for small and large construction projects and are ready to offer the highest quality knowledge, expertise and experience.

August 30, 2014
Vertabase is new Intaver Institute partner

Vertabase project management software makes project management easy. Vertabase has been around for nearly two decades and has helped tens of thousands of people manage better. Vertabase clients include some of the largest organizations in the world with well recognized brand names. Vertabase is focused on every individual, at every client, improving their experience working on projects. Projects are delivered by people working together. For more information please click here.

August 28, 2014
PTAG is new RiskyProject software reseller

PTAG is a major capital projects consulting firm that services the global Oil & Gas, Power, Mining and Heavy Infrastructure industries. PTAG work with industry professionals throughout the life cycle of a project and have a track record of success in the following key sectors:

– Oil & Gas Pipelines and Facilities
– Offshore / Onshore Oil & Gas Gathering, Processing and Treatment Plants
– Open Pit Oil, SAGD and Insitu Sites
– Petrochemical Processing and Industrial Plants
– Power Generation Projects – Nuclear, Thermal, Renewable and Hydroelectric
– Transmission and Distribution
– Mining Resource Development and Construction
– Transportation, Infrastructure and Mass Transit
Established in 2008, as an employee-owned firm, PTAG has built a foundation based on a commitment to our client’s success. PTAG have offices in Calgary, Houston and Toronto. For more information please visit click here.

August 18, 2014
Steelray software is a new reseller of RiskyProject

Steelray Software has a simple mission: to help people see project data more clearly. Steelray Software was founded in 2000 with a focus on project schedule visualization and analysis. Steelray Project Viewer was released in 2003 as the world’s first desktop project viewer. Steelray Project Analyzer was launched at the beginning of 2007 to help create more accurate schedules faster. Analyzer runs a number of checks and tests on the schedule and identifies potential problems and areas that should be investigated. It helps produce higher quality (truer) schedules. In 2013, Steelray launched Javelin, state-of-the-art software that provides integrated viewing and analysis of consolidated project cost and schedule data. Steelray Software is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Steelray is a privately held company, profitable, entirely self-funded and self-sustaining. For more information about Steelray Software please click here.

August 15, 2014
Intaver Institute Webinar Recordings

Every second month Intaver Institute presents RiskyProject software and project risk management and risk analysis theory as part of Intaver’s webinar. You may view a schedule of our webinars here. We have publish recording of these webinars. Together with Intaver’s presentations, white papers, and videos, our webinar recordings are the great source of information for somebody who is learning RiskyProject software as well as project risk management and risk analysis methodology. The latest recording focuses on defining project uncertainties using Risk Events and Statistical Distributions. To view the latest recording please click here.

July 29, 2014
RiskyProject Academic Resellers

JourneyEd and AdademicSuperstore are among Intaver Institute’s academic resellers. You may purchase discounted academic license of RiskyProject from Intaver Institute directly or from our academic resellers.

JourneyEd.com Inc. is the leading provider of academic focused e-commerce websites, academic software, volume license software, and IT network services. Academic priced software is deeply discounted software (up to 85%) specifically for members of the academic community. JourneyEd.com has over 20 years of service solely dedicated to the academic markets, which includes millions of students, faculty, staff, higher education institutions and public school districts nationwide.

AcademicSuperstore.com provides academic edition software discounts for students, teachers, and schools. Launched in 1998 in Austin, Texas, AcademicSuperstore.com has consistently been the fastest-growing, education-focused online retailer in the United States. Committed exclusively to academic customers, offering thousands of top software titles and other technology items at great discounts.

July 16, 2014
New Article: Evaluating Project Decisions

Intaver Institute published new article: Evaluating Project Decisions:

– Importance of post-project evaluation of decisions
– Psychological biases in the evaluation of project decisions
– How to perform evaluations
– How to establish a corporate knowledge base

June 24, 2014
New RiskyProject Videos

The first videos explains how to use RiskyProject’s Addin for Microsoft Project. The addin allows you to perform schedule and cost Monte Carlo analysis directly from Microsoft Project 2010 and later versions. Watch this video to see how using the addin, you can quickly and easily run Monte Carlo simulations on your project schedules. The video shows a quick step by step process on how to set up your calculation settings, add risk data to your activities, and generate common risk reports (histograms, cumulative probability, sensitivity, and scatter plots).

The second video shows how to create mitigation plans in RiskyProject. RiskyProject has a complete risk analysis and management system, which includes risk planning including mitigation plans, risk mitigation waterfall charts, and a cost of risk workflow that provides a quick cost benefit analysis of the proposed mitigation plans. You will learn how to add mitigation plans, assign them to a risk in the waterfall chart and see how the cost of the mitigated risk is calculated.

New videos are posted here.

June 16, 2014
New Article: How to Communicate Results of Risk Analysis

Intaver Institute published new article: How to Communicate Results of Risk Analysis:

– Specific issues related to presentation of risk and decision and risk analysis results
– How to deal with motivational biases when interpreting analytical reports
– Tips on presenting information about risks and uncertainties
– How to verbally express of probabilities
– How to interpret reports about rare events with catastrophic outcomes

May 19, 2014
Intaver Institute at AACEI 2014 Annual Meeting

Intaver Institute Inc. will present its RiskyProject software at AACE International – 2014 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. AACEI 2014 Annual Meeting will take place June 15-18, 2014 in Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. We will be hosting a product demonstration on Monday June 16th at 3:45 p.m. or please come and visit us booth 117. For more information about AACEI Annual Meeting please visit www.aacei.org/am/currentam.

May 15, 2014
Projeqz Sdn Bhd is Intaver’s new consulting partner

Projeqz, headquartered in Malaysia, is part of South East Asia’s largest implementation group of project management systems, providing Project Control Systems, Project Management Solutions, Portfolio Management Solutions and Risk Management Solutions for organizations engaged in oil & gas, engineering, construction, transportation, telecommunication, manufacturing, financial services, and information technology Projeqz services include pre-deployment consulting, piloting Projects, full-scale implementation, customized training, project system integration, post implementation support and managed Hosting. For more information please visit www.projeqz.com.

May 6, 2014
New consulting partner: Olde Stone Consulting

Olde Stone Consulting provides expert services in Systems and Portfolio/Program management and has over 30 years’ experience in the US Federal and Defense government acquisition environment. Olde Stone Consulting focused in the areas of: Federal Government Capital Programming and Portfolio/Program Management, Acquisition Strategy, and Program Control with emphasis on linking Cost,Risk, Earned Value, Schedule, and Technical Management.

Olde Stone Consulting has developed CREST, a patented process for quantitative and qualitative analysis and assessment of program Cost, Risk, Earned Value, Schedule, and Technical (CREST) performance data that has incorporates capabilities of RiskyProject and Proteus (SAFRAN NA). For more information please contact Old Stone Consulting LLC, phone: 703-472-5357.

April 29, 2014
Intaver Institute announces new webinars

Intaver Institute announces new webinars focused on difference aspects of project risk analysis and risk management. Here is a list of incoming webinars:

  • Using RiskyProject with Microsoft Project
  • Risk analyses on very large schedules
  • Risk Events vs. Statistical Distributions

To get more information or to register for webinar please Click here.

April 23, 2014
New Presentation: RiskyProject Enterprise

Intaver Institute posted new presentation: Overview of RiskyProject Enterprise risk management and risk analysis for project portfolio. The presentation shows main features of RiskyProject Enterprise software version 6.0. To view this and other Intaver Institute’s presentations please Click here.

April 13, 2014
New Article: Project Schedules and Decision Trees

Intaver Institute published new article: Project Schedules and Decision Trees. The article shows how to use decision tree analysis in project management as part of quantitative risk and decision analysis. Decision trees can be generated based on project schedules. It helps to make decisions during a course of a project. The article also explain a concept of value of information in project management.

April 2, 2014
Intaver Institutes Presentation

Intaver Institute publishes its presentation on project risk analysis, risk management and RiskyProject software at http://intaver.com/technology/presentations. Here are few our presentations:

  • Overview of RiskyProject project risk management and risk analysis software: features and benefits
  • Project Risk Analysis with Risk Event and Event Chain
  • Quantitative Project Risk Analysis
  • Introduction to Project Decision Analysis
March 27, 2014
Free cocktail reception in Calgary, AB

Intaver Institute invites you to a free cocktail reception: Project Risk Management for the Oil and Gas Industry

When: Monday, April 7 at 5:20 pm; doors are opened at 4:30 pm

Where: Divino Wine and Cheese Bistro, Downtown Calgary

Complementary food and drinks provided

March 20, 2014
New Video: Managing Risk Visibility and Risk Approval in RiskyProject Enterprise

This video covers how the risk approval process is implemented in RiskyProject Enterprise – project and portfolio risk management and risk analysis software. The risk approval process is enabled using risk visibility and user roles. When a user identifies a risk and assigns it to a project, it can be shared with other projects using risk visibility. Risk visibility defines in which sections of the portfolio the risk is available. If a risk is available and can affect a project, the project manager can then assign it to the project with probability and impact as part of the risk assessment process. In this way a risk that is common to multiple projects in the portfolio can be assessed and managed at any level of the portfolio hierarchy. Click here to play the video.

March 14, 2014
Revay and Associates Ltd. is new Intaver’s strategic partner

Revay and Associates Ltd. is a consulting firm that specializes in risk management, contract strategy, conflict management and overall project management. Founded in 1970, Revay’s long history of claims analysis has provided us with a unique understanding of the cause and effect of project success and failure. Using this knowledge, Revay has developed an effective project and enterprise risk management consulting practice, and over the past ten years we have conducted risk assessments (capital cost and schedule risk assessments) on a range of projects totalling over $85 billion in value. Revay’s project risk practice focuses predominantly on early stage planning and decision support at the pre-sanction stage of the projects but also works with Owners to conduct risk audits and ongoing re-assessments during the execution stage. For more information please visit Revay website at www.revey.com.

March 6, 2014
New video: “Introduction to RiskyProject Enterprise”

Intaver Institute published new video: “Introduction to RiskyProject Enterprise” – project portfolio risk management and risk analysis software. In this video, we will show how you can use this to analyse and manage your organizations risks at either a portfolio, program, or project level. RiskyProject Enterprise combines portfolio risk management and Monte Carlo risk analysis in one integrated system. In RiskyProject Enterprise Risk register is stored in the database and can be shared in the organization. Each risk can be assigned to different projects or programs and within a project to different tasks and resources. Use RiskyProject Enterprise to manage risks across your organization. Click here to play the video.

February 27, 2014
New Intaver Institute’s partner: R2 Solutions

Based in Calgary, Alberta, R2 Solutions is a team of IT professionals dedicated to delivering high-quality, innovative, effective, and affordable IT services and solutions for mobile, web, and desktop applications. Our team of consultants and engineers are experts in the field of software services, consulting, product development, and business solutions both in Alberta and around the world. At R2 Solutions we pride ourselves on identifying and providing quality solutions for the some of the most difficulty IT challenges, including complex engineering and systems integration. For more information please visit www.r2-solutions.com/.

February 24, 2014
New Intaver Institute’s partner: Friedrich, Klatt and Associates (FK&A)

Friedrich, Klatt and Associates (FK&A) is a Microsoft Silver Partner for Project and Portfolio Management delivering Project Business Intelligence and Complex Program Management solutions. Products include: Project Data Foundation and Dashboard Pack, to rapidly deploy dashboards, reports, and KPIs accessing all Project data from a single cube; Project Master Schedule Consolidator and Companion Tools to create, consolidate, scan, clean-up, and visualize Master Schedules; SharePoint Solutions extending Project Issues and Risks with Content Types and workflow; Timesheet Audit; and systems integration. FK&A was 2007 Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the Year for Enterprise Project Management. For more information please visit www.FriedrichKlatt.com.

February 18, 2014
Intaver Institute’s Forum

Intaver Institute’s forum is a place to discuss RiskyProject software, project and portfolio risk management and project risk analysis methodology. Intaver’s team recently updated forum’s layout and navigation to make it easier to use. Intaver Institute’s forum contains tips and tricks how to use RiskyProject Lite, Professional, and Enterprise, as well as information about Event Chain Methodology. Please note that in order to prevent spam you need to contact Intaver Institute in order to perform a registration.

February 12, 2014
Intaver Institute’s announces new webinars

Intaver Institute is continuing its series of free webinars that will cover range of topics to show how you can use RiskyProject to effectively manage your project risks and create realistic cost and schedule forecasts for your projects. Our webinars are conducted every 1-2 months: Here are our incoming webinars:

– Using risk events for quantitative risk analysis: Tue, Mar 11, 2014 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MDT
– Managing Risks in Project Portfolios: Thu, Apr 10, 2014 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MDT
– Using RiskyProject with Microsoft Project: Thu, May 8, 2014 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MDT
All incoming webinars are posted on our web site.

February 10, 2014
Intaver Institute’s new consulting partner in San Francisco Bay Area

Intaver Institute is happy to announce that Alexander Rusnak has become our latest consulting partner. He has many years of experience in project and risk management. Alexander Rusnak will provide consulting, training, and implementation services to our clients located in San Francisco Bay Area. You may contact Alexander Rusnak at arusnak@aol.com, phone: (408)6671039.

February 1, 2014
RiskyProject software at Microsoft Project Conference

Intaver Institute Inc. is presenting its RiskyProject project risk management and project risk analysis software on Microsoft Project Conference 2014 from February 2 to February 5. in Anaheim Conventional Center (Anaheim, California). Microsoft Project Conference is the premier event for Microsoft Project enthusiasts to learn about the powerful capabilities included in Microsoft Project, Project Server, and Project Online. The conference is also an opportunity for project managers to network with the Microsoft Project community and learn about emerging trends, best practices, and how others are using Microsoft Project solutions to save money, enhance efficiency, and prepare for future growth. Intaver Institute’s RiskyProject is seamlessly integrated with Microsoft Project. Intaver Institute will present RiskyProject Professional, RiskyProject, and recently released RiskyProject Enterprise.

January 27, 2014
New project risk analysis videos

New videos posted on Intaver Institute’s YouTube channel and on Intaver’s web site show basic concepts of project risk analysis and how to use RiskyProject software. Among these videos are:

  • Project risk analysis with RiskyProject: Introduction to RiskyProject software
  • Basic schedule risk analysis techniques
  • Integrated Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis
  • Cost Risk Analysis
  • Assigning risks to your schedule and costs
  • Risk categories and risk properties
January 22, 2014
International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling

14th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling from 30.3.2014 – 2.4.2014 in Munich: http://www.pms2014.wi.tum.de/. PMS is an international conference series devoted to Project Management and Scheduling. It was inaugurated by the European Working Group on Project Management and Scheduling (EURO – EWG Project management and scheduling), coordinated by Prof. Jan Weglarz from the Poznan University of Technology (Poland). The EWG gathers together more than hundred members, primarily from various European countries. The EWG decided to organize a workshop every two years. The workshops provide an ideal opportunity to discuss recent and important issues in the field of project management (planning, scheduling, control) and machine scheduling (single and parallel machine problems, flow shop, job shop, etc.). The first workshop was held in Lisbon in July 1988. More than a thousand researchers and practitioners participated in the previous workshops.

January 18, 2014
New presentations on project risk analysis and risk management

Please review our PowerPoint presentations on project decision and risk analysis, and project risk management. Intaver Institute is regularly posting presentations on different aspects of risk management theory including Event Chain methodology. We also posted a detailed presentation on basic features and benefits our RiskyProject software.

January 14, 2014
New videos on Project Risk Analysis and Risk Management

Intaver Institute has posted new videos on its YouTube channel. The video are focused on different aspects of project risk analysis and risk management theory and how to use RiskyProject software. Please check out our videos on schedule and cost risk analysis, risk analysis and resource allocation, assigning risks to tasks and resources, and others.

January 3, 2014
Free Webinar: Communicating the results of your risk analysis

RiskyProject provides extensive set of customizable charts and reports. This webinar focuses on:

  • what reporting tools are available in RiskyProject
  • project schedule reporting
  • reporting results of qualitative analysis: risk register and individual risks
  • how to report results of Monte Carlo simulations
  • how to customize your reports

Date: January 9, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MST (UTC-07:00)

Click here to register for webinar.

January 1, 2013
Project risk analysis videos on YouTube

Please check out our new YouTube channel where we will be regularly posting new videos which will cover topics on project risk management best practices, tips and tricks, and more.

December 31, 2013
End of the year message

2013 was always going to be extremely challenging for us as we had made the decision to add an enterprise version of RiskyProject to our stable of products. This seemed to be the natural evolution of our software as over the past several versions we have incrementally added to our risk managment capabilities.

So in November, along we were very pleased to release our latest version RiskyProject 6, which includes the new RiskyProject Enterprise software. Our enterprise software is based upon our Professional software and moves its power risk assessment and management capabilities from single projects to complete portfolios.

In addition to the latest releases, we have continued to offer regular free webinars to help our users understand how they can use RiskyProject to improve their project performance.

Now that we have reached the end of 2013, on behalf off our team at Intaver, I would like to take a moment to thank all of you, our valued customers and partners who have supported us over the past year and look forward to working with you in 2014.

December 10, 2013
Free webinar: Portfolio Risk Management for Oil and Gas Projects

Join Intaver Institute’s free webinar and see how leading oil and gas producers perform portfolio risk analysis and risk management using RiskyProject Enterprise software. RiskyProject Enterprise can provide a practical and proven approach to oil and gas projects.

Date: December 2, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MST (UTC-07:00)

December 1, 2013

Free webinar: New RiskyProject 6: Enterprise Risk Management and more

Join us to take a live 45 minute overview of our latest release and see how RiskyProject’s powerful new enterprise risk management capabilities can help your company.

Date: December 2, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MST (UTC-07:00)

November 25, 2013
New version RiskyProject 6 is released

RiskyProject 6 marks the introduction of RiskyProject Enterprise. RiskyProject Enterprise is a server/desktop system that provides portfolio/program level risk analysis and management.

Portfolio risk management:

  • organization-wide risk register
  • risk ranking for portfolio, programs, and projects
  • project portfolio hierarchy
  • rank your projects based on their risks
  • organization-wide response and mitigation plans
  • manage the risk life cycle
  • risk approval process, reviews, and risk history
  • user management: user roles and permissions

New schedule risk analysis features:

  • “Risk Drag-n-Drop” interface – easy way to assign risks to tasks and resources improved integration with Microsoft Project, Oracle Primavera, and other project management software
  • joint confidence level chart
  • new hierarchical risk register
  • … and more.

Please read our press release for more information.

November 13, 2013
Intaver Institute at IPM Conference, Bethesda, MD

Intaver Institute presents RiskyProject software at 25th Annual IPM (Integrated Project Management) conference Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, November 18-20, 2013. Th event is hosted by the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA), the College of Performance Management (CPM), and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). Please visit our booth #116 at the trade show floor. Please click http://ipmconference.org for more information.

November 12, 2013
Partnership with Perceptive Analytics

Intaver Institute is pleased to announce our new consulting partner Perceptive Analytics. Perceptive Analytics is a Data Analytics company and serves medium to large companies in the USA, India, Australia, Europe and the Middle East. It has the reputation of acting as a trusted advisor delivering compelling value. Perceptive Analytics provides solutions to problems in industries across multiple sectors such as Banking, Finance services and Insurance, e-commerce, Logistics, and Technology. Perceptive has offices in New York, Miami and Hyderabad, India. Please visit www.Perceptive-analytics.com for more information.

November 10, 2013
Partnership with School of Business at George Washington University

Intaver Institute’s education and training partner, the School of Business at George Washington University, offers a Master of Science degree in Project Management. The curriculum balances real-world practice and academic theory, while developing the skills to integrate complex projects, motivate people, and achieve cost-effective results. The degree is offered on campus in Washington, DC or as part of Digital Community, which provides an on-campus experience anywhere in the world without sacrificing quality or professional opportunity. Visit http://business.gwu.edu/mspm to learn more and register for an upcoming online information session.

October 15, 2013
Free decision analysis course: Introduction to Decision Quality

Strategic Decision Group (SDG), a leading decision analysis consulting and training company, offers free course of decision analysis: Introduction to Decision Quality. Decision Quality (DQ) proves itself as an invaluable business tool for some of the largest corporations in the world. Companies like Chevron that adopt DQ for all their major decisions not only outperform their competitors, they see incredible payoffs — an average of 600 to 1. To get more information and to register for the course please visit Stratigic Decision Group web site.

September 15, 2013
International Web Sites for RiskyProject

RiskyProject web site in Polish has been launched together with our partners in Poland. Polish version of RiskyProject is now available. For more information about our Polish partner and RiskyProject please visit ryzykoprojektowe.pl.

August 27, 2013
Book Launch: ProjectThink

The developers of RiskyProject are very happy to announce the upcoming release of their new book “ProjectThink: Why Good Managers Make Poor Project Choices” published by Gower Publishing.

The majority of problems in projects are due to intentional or unintentional human actions. People make poor estimates, forget something, have poor communication, or make other seemingly small mistakes, which conspire together to lead to larger issues.

ProjectThink identifies the paths that lead to trouble. It provides advice and guidance in analysing information and risk, explains how ‘choice-engineering’ can facilitate decision-making and encourage everyone to follow the right procedures and work collaboratively.

August 9, 2013
PM Centers USA became Intaver’s partner

PM Centers USA, LLC (Pittsburgh, PA) became Intaver Institute’s latest consulting partner. PMCenters USA is a recipient of the PMI® Professional Development Provider of the Year award (2006-07), surpassing 1,100 competing training providers. PMCenters USA is a Charter Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute and an Endorsed Education ProviderTM for the International Institute for Business Analysis. PMCenters provides project teams with organizational assessments, consulting, training and mentoring to help ensure that projects are completed successfully. PMCentersUSA offers private customized training, public virtual instructor-led training and traditional public training through our University alliance.

For more information please see our press release.

July 20, 2013
RiskyProject Webinars

Intaver Institute is continuing its series of free webinars that will cover range of topics to show how you can use RiskyProject to effectively manage your project risks and create realistic cost and schedule forecasts for your projects. Our webinars are conducted every 1-2 months at the same time:

12 p.m. – Eastern Time
11 a.m. – Central Time
10 a.m. – Mountain Time
9 a.m. – Pacific Time
All incomming webinars are posted on our web site.

June 11, 2013
65 Partners and Growing

Intaver Institute is happy to announce that MakroNorm (Turkey) has become the latest addition to our growing network of value-added resellers. Currently Intaver Institute has:

 

  • * 13 channel resellers and hosting partners
  • * 40 value-added resellers
  • * 3 academic resellers
  • * 9 consulting partners

Our partners are located in 27 countries. For more information about our partner program please click here.

April 22, 2013
New minor release of RiskyProject

Intaver Institute has released RiskyProject 5.0.7.1. RiskyProject 5.0.7.1 is a minor release. It is focused on fixing few minor issues mostly related to integration with international editions of other project management software. If you are currently using other releases of RiskyProject 5.0 you don’t need to upgrade RiskyProject to release 5.0.7.1.

Please contact Intaver Institute for more information about new release.

April 10, 2013
New Value-Added Reseller

Intaver Institute is happy to announce Ingeniería y Servicios Tecnológicos S.A.C.(Peru) our latest addition to our growing network of value added resellers. Ingeniería y Servicios Tecnológicos S.A.C. is our newest reseller in the South American market and offers a full range of project management consulting solutions. Ingeniería y Servicios Tecnológicos S.A.C. will also participate in translation of Intaver’s user manuals and other documentation to Spanish. For more information about Ingeniería y Servicios Tecnológicos S.A.C. please visit www.ist-sac.com.

March 25, 2013
Media Coverage of Intaver Institute

Calgary Herald has published an article “Managing risk one project at a time: Trobleshooter for NASA after Calgary Market” in the business section. The article describes how Intaver Institute helps companies in different industries to manage their projects and risks better. Although many Intaver’s clients are in aerospace, defense and pharmaceutical industry, more oil and gas, mining, construction, and technology companies realize importance of effective risk management and risk analysis.

For more information please click here.

February 15, 2013
RiskyProject helps oil and gas companies to manage their project risk

RiskyProject in currently used in oil and gas industry by many companies including industry giants such as BP, Syncrude, Enbridge, TransCanada, Schlumberger, Halliburton, and others. RiskyProject is used to perform quantitative and qualitative risk analysis of multi-million dollar projects, including large scale oil sands projects. Our oil and gas clients appreciate RiskyProject’s simplicity, flexibility and performance. RiskyProject can perform risk analysis based on project schedules defined in Oracle Primavera or in Microsoft Project. RiskyProject helps our oil and gas clients to perform project cost analysis with risks and uncertainties and define risk adjusted project schedule. Since Intaver Institute headquarter is located in Calgary, Canada we are always available to help our Calgary oil and gas clients with their projects.

For more information read our press release.

January, 2013

Our development team has confirmed that RiskyProject is completely compatible with Windows 8.

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Project risk management and project risk analysis newsletters

Intaver Institute publishes its project risk management and project risk analysis newsletter at least every two months. In each newsletter we show tips and tricks how to use RiskyProject software, announce Intaver Institute’s events, offer sales on RiskyProject Professional or RiskyProject Lite software, as well as report other Intaver Institute Inc. news.

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