Breakfast Workshops


DRMcNatty & Associates, Inc. in conjunction with Deltek hosted two Acumen tool suite workshops with our Acumen expert, Darryl Townsend on June 19 & June 20, 2017. We are looking to gather an interest list for future plans to continue this event. Join us for FREE breakfast and a FREE comprehensive learning session at one of our upcoming workshops!  Topics to be covered:

• Risk Assessment
• Resource Analysis
• Schedule Acceleration
• And more!

Tools to be utilized:

• P6 Integration
• Acumen Fuse Schedule Analysis
• Acumen Risk Assessment
• Acumen 360 Schedule Acceleration
• Forensics, Schedule Cleanse and Reporting


1. Review Acumen tool – a history of the tool
2. Overview and Navigation of Acumen suite of tools
3. Divide into groups. Each table will be grouped with hands-on interaction utilizing Acumen in the below scenario:


• Start with pre-built schedule on House Building Schedule will include problems, open ends, constraints, lags, etc.
• Import XER- show multiple types available
• Assign different rooms to the groups
• In separate groups, discuss/review metric library; review schedule using FUSE Diagnostics
• Groups decide which aspects of metrics need attention
• Using CLEANSE, clean up recognized issues
• Introduction to RISK functionality
• Review/discuss uncertainty ranging template
• Groups perform uncertainty ranging on assigned activities
• Review/discuss risk templates
• Groups perform creation of risk register based on their room assignment
• Run RISK to compare results
• Create new scenario using P80
• Compare Deterministic to P80 using FORENSICS
• Using Forensics results, run 360 to show Schedule Acceleration