In honor of all the writing and literacy programs in November, VMS is celebrating the authors on our team.Read More
In the September 2014 issue of Water Utility Management International, BECC, Tetra Tech, and VMS look at how energy auditing of treatment facilities can help identify opportunities to make cost savings.Read More
Our staff literally wrote the books on Value Optimization and Risk Management. Also, these books are used as the foundation for our training programs and the processes we proudly advance at VMS.Read More
To truly improve and optimize a project, our clients benefit most from a holistic approach of analysis and assessment of all of the factors in the VMS approach. This is what allows VMS to deliver solutions that can optimize the value of their projects and business. VMS services and techniques are structured to address all or any part of the value optimization process and designed to assist at any time, from project planning through implementation.Read More
Developed by VMS and continuously refined as one of our core techniques, Value Metrics provides a standardized means of identifying, defining, evaluating, and measuring performance. Once this has been achieved and costs for all value alternatives have been developed, measuring value is a relatively simple matter.Read More
Value is composed of four elements, each of which asks an important question:
How well? How much? How long? How certain?
Value optimization requires answers to these questions in the form of good alternatives to choose from.
Value leadership means integrating the Value Methodology into our core technique to help our clients optimize the projects, products, and services they deliver. It means offering the framework to solve virtually any problem and optimize the value of any project. It means being structured specifically to address managing, planning, coordinating, facilitating, and documenting comprehensive value improvement studies. It means managing value, risk, performance, decision analysis, cost and economic modeling, probabilistic estimating, and training (live and e-Learning). It means knowing when each of these is necessary to optimize value. That’s value leadership, and that’s VMS.Read More