DTE Energy Powers Multiple Major Programs with Continuous Improvement of Project Management Processes

DTE’s investments in project management capability brought multiple major initiatives, including high-profile environmental remediation and renewable energy generation construction projects, in on time and under budget, saving hundreds of millions of dollars and creating millions more in new revenue sources. These improvements culminated in a 2014 finalist position in the PMO of the Year Award.

Solar Powerhouse SunEdison Poises for Growth by Training in Project Management

Over the course of a year, training programs led to increased PM knowledge, $2 million in project management program savings, and improved program management skills to bring a number of major initiatives on line successfully.

Improvements in Project and Portfolio Management Yield Immediate Returns

Dramatic increases in project execution capabilities and productivity resulted in $900,000 of operational cost avoidance during the current budget year.

VELCO Puts Project Management "On the Line" and Delivers Capital Initiative $6 Million Under Budget

For a electrical transmission utility company: VSI Technologies developed a public engagement process that proactively solicited input from the public and state regulators. Critical details were addressed; including the development of an accurate cost estimate and a realistic but demanding schedule. Value Delivered: This high-risk capital project was completed on time and $6 million under budget.

Wireless Warehouse Initiative Transforms Materials Management Operations and Improves Delivery Speed by 66%

For a world-wide provider of turbine-driven gas compression, oil pumping and power generation packages: VSI Technologies provided a senior-level project manager to lead the implementation of a warehouse radio frequency (RF) solution, being responsible for overseeing requirements gathering, systems design, procurement and installation of the necessary hardware and software, and coordinating user acceptance testing. Value Delivered: Thanks to a retooling of the materials management system incorporating RF automation, the company’s warehouse accelerated delivery speed of parts by 66%, creating a significant reduction in overall time to market. This complex automation project came in on time and more than 18% under budget.