InterPlan Systems to Discuss Standardizing and Improving Best Practices in Estimating and Planning at Annual NPRA Reliability and Maintenance Conference
Bernard Ertl to Discuss Problems and Solutions for Standardizing and Improving Best Practices in Estimating and Planning.
HOUSTON, TX, February 7, 2007 â€“ InterPlan Systems Inc., announced today that Bernard Ertl, InterPlan vice president, will speak at the 2007 National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA) Reliability and Maintenance Conference and Exhibition on Wednesday, May 23 at 10am in Houston, Texas.
Titled â€œStandardizing and Improving Best Practices in Estimating and Planning,â€ the presentation explore research on inconsistent planning quality, problems inherent in the manual or static template based approach to capturing and improving best practices and solutions to some of the common problems.
â€œAt InterPlan Systems, weâ€™ve been able to study the workflow processes for estimating and planning turnarounds for several decades,â€ said Ertl. â€œ This has led to insights into the common problems and potential solutions to improving the processes for data capturing, distributing corporate know how and reducing the potential for errors to ensure that customers achieve the level of success that they have come to expect from us.â€
Those attending the presentation at the NPRA Reliability and Maintenance Conference and Exhibition will learn about:
- Research on inconsistent planning quality
- Problems inherent in manual and template based approaches to planning with regards to standardization and improving best practices
- Solutions to some of commonly identified problems
Please visit http://www.npra.org/forms/meeting/MeetingFormPublic/view?id=604B00000024 for more information or to register for the NPRA Reliability and Maintenance Conference and Exhibition.
About InterPlan Systems Inc.
InterPlan Systems started out as a turnaround management consulting outfit in 1977. Since then, InterPlan Systems has developed several leading estimating, planning and project management software solutions specific to the oil refining and petrochemical processing industries.
For more information, visit www.interplansystems.com or call +1.800.487.8589/+1.281.482.7126.