CBA News & Events
Using Fill Down in Primavera P6 – Video Blog
This short video shows how to save time scheduling your projects by using the “Fill Down” feature in Primavera P6. Watch the video and add this shortcut to your routine to become a more effective scheduler.
Using Fill Down in Primavera P6
The Benefits of BIM – Blog
CBA Subject Matter Expert on BIM, Cynthia Stiffler, President of VDC Services for Rock Ridge Virtual Design Construction, describes the different maturity levels of BIM, through the concepts of 4D, 5D and 6D scheduling, which are used to indicate the elements and benefits of increasingly complex BIM models.
There is a wide spectrum of possible uses of BIM on construction projects. At one extreme architects and engineers can use BIM simply to produce better quality design documents without providing the digital model to any other party. Contractors, likewise, can separately create models for…read more
Join CBA at Oracle Industry Connect – April 10-11, 2018
CBA will be meeting with industry leaders this April 10-11 in New York, NY at the Midtown Hilton for Oracle Industry Connect. More than 1,500 industry executives will share deep-domain expertise, insights, and best practices about the mission-critical applications core to their businesses. This exclusive invitation-only event showcases a community of industry thought leaders coming together to solve large, complex problems and show examples of cross-industry collaboration.
Industries represented include: communications, construction and engineering, energy and utilities, financial services and insurance, health sciences, hospitality and retail.
Ask CBA how you can attend
Discover the Magic – Box named a leader in new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Collaboration Platforms
As a Box Reseller, CBA is excited to announce that Gartner has named Box a leader in the new Content Collaboration Platforms Magic Quadrant (MQ) report. Gartner Magic Quadrants evaluate vendors within a particular market segment based on their completeness of vision and their ability to execute on that vision. Box was evaluated among 14 vendors in the market and was recognized as a leader in the strength of its vision for managing content. Read the full blog article
“Rock this Way” with CBA at MAASTO 2017 in Cleveland, OH – July 25-27, 2017
Come visit CBA’s booth this year at the 2017 Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) Annual Meeting. This year’s meeting will kick off on Tuesday the 25th with a Golf Outing at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Brecksville followed by an evening outing at Progressive Field to watch the Cleveland Indians vs. the Los Angeles Angels. Technical Sessions and Exhibits will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel followed by dinner on Thursday at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. If you haven’t registered to attend, REGISTER NOW for the MAASTO Annual Meeting 2017
Join CBA at the Northern Ohio Water & Wastewater Expo in Akron, OH – April 13, 2017
CBA will be attending the Northern Ohio Water & Wastewater Expo this year in Akron. We are excited to share the success we’ve had with Greater Cincinnati Water Works with the rest of the Water and Wastewater community. Visit our booth and find out first hand how CBA became an irreplaceable asset in helping GCWW raise the bar for capital project planning. If you haven’t registered to attend REGISTER NOW for the Northern Ohio Water & Wastewater Expo
Join CBA at Collaborate17 in Las Vegas – April 2 – 4, 2017
CBA will again be attending Collaborate 17 this year at the beautiful Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas, NV. As a premier provider of Oracle Primavera Software, Training and Services, we are excited to attend Collaborate and would love to meet with our clients while we’re in Las Vegas. CBA President, Don Monteleone, will be representing us at the show and we encourage you to schedule an in-person meeting with Don to discuss all your Project and Program Management needs. REGISTER NOW for Collaborate17
If you’re going to the conference, Don would love to schedule a needs assesment. Schedule time with Don in Vegas
Webinar: Reasons U.S. Contractors are Switching to a Better Scheduling Tool – Asta Powerproject – March 8, 2017
For nearly 30 years, Asta Powerproject has been tailor made for construction. That means it’s easy to use and packed with the right features to help your team get more done, more quickly. In this webinar, we’ll show you just a few of the key features and reasons schedulers are switching to Asta Powerproject:
- Build a fully-loaded, CPM schedule in less than a five minutes
- Create and change a project structure without activity coding
- Frag-nets. Miss them? We have them!
- Save directly to MPP or XER formats
- Quick, Easy and Affordable 4D planning
Webinar: Audit Trail: Strengthen Your Projects’ Foundation – March 9, 2016
Join Tara Donnelly, Audiit International Sales and Marketing Manager, Vladimir Urbanovich, Audiit CEO, and Patrick Serafino, CBA VP of Operations on Wednesday, March 9th at 11:00 a.m. as they review Audit Trail for Oracle Primavera P6. They will demonstrate how Audit Trail provides data integrity assurance,reduces risks and instills more confidence for everyone on the project. REGISTER NOW for the webinar.
UPDATE: If you couldn’t attend the event, you can view the recording here Watch our Webinar
Construction CPM Conference in New Orleans, LA – Jan. 31 – Feb. 5, 2016
Join CBA this year at the Construction CPM Conference in New Orleans from January 31st through February 5 at the Sheraton New Orleans. You can find us at booth #4 and stop by to learn all about how CBA can protect your projects. CBA will also be hosting the Oracle Primavera One-on-One Clinic at the show, where you can schedule a half hour of complimentary consulting with one of our resident Primavera experts, Marc Bobby. Please RESERVE YOUR SPOT now for the One-on-One Clinic. If you haven’t yet signed up to attend the Conference, you can REGISTER HERE
Webinar Hosted by Asta: Intro to Asta Powerproject – Sept 24, 2015
Join Asta for the “Intro to Asta Powerproject” webinar on September 24, 2015 at 11 a.m. (ET) to see how easy construction project scheduling can be. They’ll highlight key features and provide real-world examples of projects using Asta Powerproject. The webinar is 30 minutes with time for Q&A. REGISTER NOW for the webinar.
Primavera P6 Integration Online Webcast Series – Sept 15 – 24, 2015
Because of CBA’s new partnership with Collabro Legare, you are invited to take part in their upcoming Webcast Series on integrating with Primavera P6. Integrating data from a number of different data sources with Oracle’s Primavera P6 can be a challenging (and often time-consuming) process. The main challenges of integrating with P6 from established business systems are well-known, with data quality, accuracy and integrity often high on the agenda. These include systems such as ERP systems, flat files, databases and home-grown technology delivery types.
The team at Collabro are delighted to bring you their forthcoming “Get Connected” online webcast series, which aims to tackle the issues surrounding P6 integration and the key challenge of ensuring data accuracy and integrity. Legare, our P6 integration software, assists schedulers and planners to eliminate manual data entry to P6 and automate data integration – thereby effectively utilizing their time for planning.
The following sessions will take place during a two-week time period, you can register to attend at the links below:
“From Foe to Friend” – integrating Microsoft Project and Primavera P6 – Tuesday September 15th, 2015 at 10am EDT (30 mins)
Cost (Bucket) Loading into Primavera P6 – Thursday September 17th, 2015 at 10am EDT (30 mins)
XER FiXER – Loading XER files into P6 – Tuesday September 22nd, 2015 at 10am EDT (30 mins)
SAP – Smooth, Accurate & Practical integration between SAP and P6 – Thursday September 24th, 2015 at 10am EDT (40 mins)
Webinar: Asta Powerproject: The power behind successful projects – Aug 31, 2015
Join CBA Sr. Consultant, Instructor & Director of Staffing, Marc Bobby, for a first hand look at Asta Powerproject. See a demo of the software and find out why it is widely relied upon to support project activity, at all levels of complexity, across a broad range of industry sectors. You’ll learn why Asta Powerproject is a comprehensive product suite with the flexibility to meet the varying needs of everyone involved in running projects including those who rely on project performance. REGISTER NOW for the webinar.
UPDATE: If you couldn’t attend the event, you can view the recording here Watch our Webinar
AACE Annual Meeting – June 28 – July 1, 2015
CBA will be at the show this year along with our partner, PMWeb. If you’ll be at the show, too, be sure to visit us at Booth #405. You can be entered into a drawing for a new Apple Watch by talking to a CBA employee and setting up a time for a PMWeb demo. CLICK HERE for more info on the Annual Meeting and to register.
Join us for a Lunch and Learn featuring Box at Parkers Tavern in Blue Ash, OH – June 17th
Please join us for lunch and our presentation of Box to learn how your company can master document control with easy-to-use, enterprise level document security and collaboration. You’ll also be entered into a drawing for a new Apple Watch! CLICK HERE for more info and to register for complimentary lunch at Parkers Tavern, plus a $15 gift card to the first 10 registrants.
Join us for a Lunch and Learn featuring Box at Charley’s Crab in Grand Rapids, MI – May 20th
Please join us for lunch and our presentation of Box to learn how your company can improve with easy-to-use, enterprise level document security and collaboration. You’ll also be entered into a drawing for a new Apple Watch! CLICK HERE to register for complimentary lunch at Charley’s Crab, plus a $15 gift card to the first 10 registrants.
CBA to present at Collaborate 15 with CRAA – April 12-16, 2015
CBA and Columbus Regional Airport Authority will be in Vegas for Collaborate 15 this April and presenting how we were able to help CRAA improve capital program financial visibility through project controls integration software. Senior Consultants Marc Bobby and Rick Marden will be attending the show and we have an incentive for you to meet up with them to discuss your primavera related questions. CLICK HERE to find out how to meet up with Marc and Rick for complimentary drinks and primavera discussion.
CBA Announces Partnership with Audiit Business Solutions Corp.
Markham, Ontario Canada — (January 19, 2015) – CBA is please to announce it’s partnership with Audiit Business Solutions Corp., a company that delivers over fifty years of experience in business consulting and software solutions architecture to it’s clients through innovative auditing solutions for corporate software systems. (more…)
Construction CPM Conference – January 12-17, 2015
Join CBA at the beautiful Marriott Marquis Marina Hotel in San Diego, CA for a great conference on the Critical Path Method of Planning and Schedule Analysis. Visit us at table 24 or sign up to talk to one of our experts at the Oracle one-on-one Clinic. CLICK HERE for more information and to register to attend the conference.
Oracle’s 5th Annual Primavera Virtual Sumit – November 6, 2014
Join Oracle for a full day of demos, webcasts and networking, and learn how Oracle’s Primavera can help you transform your business. This cutting edge virtual summit will offer you the latest, most successful PPM solutions—completely free of charge, and at the convenience of attending right from your desk. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to network with peers and experts, discover new EPPM strategies, earn professional development units (PDUs), and explore the latest Primavera innovations that can transform your project management.You can CLICK HERE to register for the event
CBA Presents at P6UG – Should I upgrade to P6 R8?
Watch CBA’s Marc Bobby, Director of Staffing and Sr. Consultant & Trainer, present for the P6 User Group on Sept. 9th, 2014. This is a must watch if you’ve ever considered upgrading to the latest version of P6 R8. Marc addresses some key things to consider when you’re thinking of upgrading like how to get started, potential costs and new hardware, timelines and workability, training concerns, etc…
CMAA National Conference & Tradeshow – October 19 – 21, 2014
CBA is excited to be attending the Constructions Management Association of America’s National Conference and TradeSshow this October in San Francisco. From transportation and water services to sustainability and life cycle asset management, the 2014 CMAA National Conference & Trade Show will connect you, and your whole team, with innovative solutions and knowledge on key issues impacting the CM industry. CLICK HERE for more information and to register to attend the conference.
Optimizing Construction with BIM – October 9 – 10, 2014
BIMFORUM is hosting this conference in Dallas, TX and CBA is happy to be attending. If you attend, you’ll hear intelligent, real world examples on how Business Information Modeling is being used proactively, to have a measurable impact on the construction process. CLICK HERE for more information and to register to attend the conference.
BoxWorks – September 2 – 4, 2014
CBA will be attending the upcoming BoxWorks conference “How Tomorrow Works” at the Moscone Center in San Francisco at the beginning of September. Box is a key component of our CBA CloudSolutions and we always look forward to this industry leading annual cloud conference from Box. CLICK HERE for more information and to register to attend the conference.
One Water Conference – August 26 – 28, 2014
CBA will be exhibiting this year at the One Water 2014 Technical Conference & Expo in Columbus, OH. Visit us at booth 630 during the show and see how we’ve helped other Ohio water companies streamline their processes. (more…)
COLLABRORATE14 – April 7 – 14, 2014
We are looking forward to attending COLLABORATE14 which will be held at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not only are we excited to spend some time with our industry peers, we are immensely looking forward to seeing something other than SNOW!!
Construction CPM Conference – January 21 – 24, 2014
CBA will be at the Construction CPM Conference which will be held at the Dolphin and Swan Resort located at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. (more…)
CBA, Inc. Senior Consultant to Present at Premier Oracle User Conference
Perrysburg, OH — (April 4, 2013) – Bryan Gardner, a Senior Consultant specializing in Oracle Primavera P6, Contract Management, Unifier and Business Intelligence with Perrysburg, OH based Critical Business Analysis, Inc. to present at the IOUG COLLABORATE13 conference in Denver, CO.
On Tuesday April 9th at COLLABORATE13, CBA, Inc. Senior Consultant Bryan Gardner, will be delivering a joint presentation with Sarah Park of Cenovus Energy, Inc. on Integrating Primavera Contract Management (PCM) Cost Tracking with JDE 9.0 (JD Edwards is an Accounting software by Oracle). Garder, based in Mansfield, OH spent 18 months with the Alberta, CA based Oil Company…(more)
CBA Becomes a New Authorized Reseller for Hard Dollar
Scottsdale, AZ — (August 17, 2010) – Hard Dollar Corporation, the global leader in Project Cost Management, a dynamic solution to improve project cost and productivity; announced today their newest authorized reseller: Critical Business Analysis, Inc. This marks the 20th addition to the HD Authorized Reseller Partner (HARP) program, alliances that have played a crucial role in the rapid Project Cost Management growth both domestically and internationally. (more…)
CBA, Inc. Expands it’s Project Management Portfolio with Safran Partnership
Perrysburg, OH — (February 1, 2011) – Critical Business Analysis, Inc., an Oracle Platinum Partner and industry leader for over 26 years in Project Management Software, Primavera Training and Professional services; announced today their partnership with Safran North America as a Safran Authorized Reseller (SAR). By expanding its Project Management Software Portfolio, CBA is furthering its reach and ability to help more companies eliminate project failure and is pleased to offer Safran to Microsoft Project customers for a more complete and robust solution. (more…)