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Eric Ho to present “Quantitative Risk Analysis and VE”
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Eric Ho, VMS Director of Risk Management, is presenting “Quantitative Risk Analysis and VE” at the April 3rd Metro New York SAVE International chapter and IEEE New York Section/Consultant’s meeting. Be sure to RSVP.
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Three Questions to Ask to Avoid the Pitfalls of Institutional Lore
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I have a real issue with the very concept of conventional wisdom. Maybe it’s the fact that the very term “everyone knows” is begging the question “Does everyone know? Because I sure as heck don’t.” This gives rise to the...
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5 Ways to Make Space For Change
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I don’t know if I’m alone in this thought, but I’m damn glad that 2018 is over.  Last year not only flew by, but it did so with so many whips and curves that my neck has developed a permanent...
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A Look Back at 2018
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2018 was a busy year at VMS. We led over 100 Value Engineering studies, 26 Design Charrettes/FACDs, 17 Business Process Improvement studies, 13 Project Controls projects, 8 Risk workshops, 6 Trainings, and 2 Cost Estimating projects. And this was in...
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VMS’s Ashley Carson Earns Coaching Certificate
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Ashley Carson, VMS’s Vice President of Organization Effectiveness, has earned her coaching certificate from the Hudson Institute. The Hudson Institute of Coaching has been providing developmentally based coach training for leaders for more than 30 years. Their International Coaching Federation...
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Value, Defined
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At VMS we work to improve the value of all our client’s projects But what exactly is value? Our technical definition of value is the relationship between performance, cost, time, and risk in accomplishing a function or set of functions. ...
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The Value of Authorship
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VMS celebrates our authors.
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The Value of being Aware
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Social engineering is the psychological manipulation of the natural human tendency to trust. Here are red flags to look for.
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The Value of being Vigilant
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Phishing attempts have become more sophisticated. Here's what you should look for.
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The Value of Coming Together
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The importance of coming together as a company.
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