Other Project Management Resources


The following resources are provided for the convenience of our customers and are not to be construed as an endorsement by InterPlan Systems Inc.


Books

STO Handbooks - InterPlan Systems’ handbooks for planning and managing STOs are required references for the professional.

Managing Maintenance Shutdowns and Outages - InterPlan Systems’ review of Joel Levitt’s book.

Guide to Ship Repair Estimates - InterPlan Systems’ review of Don Butler’s book.

Maintenance / Reliability

IDCON - Reliability & Maintenance Management Consulting and Training - IDCON’s mission is "To help our clients improve overall reliability and lower manufacturing and maintenance costs". They are experts in: maintenance assessments, leadership and organization, planning and scheduling, preventive maintenance, condition monitoring, Root Cause Analysis, and maintenance store room management.

MaintenanceResources.com - Plant engineering, maintenance and reliability resources. Includes a reference library, free on-line CMMS, trade show/seminar search, metals service center, CMMS links, monthly ezine, free MSDS search, and PEM job-line.

MaintenanceWorld.com - Includes articles on numerous topics, calendar of events, discussion forums, books and tools.

Plant Maintenance Resource Center - Includes links to maintenance consultants, maintenance software vendors, maintenance conferences and conference papers, articles on maintenance, and many other valuable resources.


Project Management

allPM.com Project Managers Homepage - Project management articles, news, reviews, templates and forums.

Eng-Tips Forums - Engineering Project Management Forum - Engineering peer support forums on many engineering topics (free of advertising or recruiting).

Planning Planet - Free online database of project planning build times, benchmarks, effort hours and construction cycle times. Includes an active project management forum, networking facilities and job opportunities.

PMI College of Scheduling - Promotes integrity in scheduling with news, articles and a discussion forum.

Project Management for Construction - Free, on-line book by Chris Hendrickson, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University.

Project Management Knowledge Base - Free portal for project planners and managers includes an events calendar, discussion forums and software and book reviews.


Estimating / Cost Engineering

The International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) - Nonprofit organization promoting cooperation between national and multinational cost engineering, quantity surveying and project management organizations worldwide.


Magazines / E-zines

Asset Management & Maintenance Journal (AMMJ) - For all those interested in the maintenance, monitoring, servicing and management of Plant, equipment, buildings and infrastructure. The AMMJ is read in over 120 countries and every continent.


Training / Consulting

STO Management - Home of the STO Academy training courses for shutdowns, turnarounds and outages.

The CBT Workshop - Corporate training and professional development with a focus on project management disciplines.

Project Auditors - A PMI global Registered Education Provider in project management training, project quality audits, and project management consulting services.


Other

Refining Online - features an interactive Q&A forum, a directory and search engine for refining industry Web sites, free ROL Assistant software, technical Knowledge Base, Events Calendar, and Member Directory.