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Advanced Work Packaging

Insight-AWP is a full service project management company implementing Advanced Work Packaging on Small Capital, Mega and Giga projects saving time and money. At Insight AWP we know it, we teach it, we live it, and we help companies implement it.

We succeed where others fail.

Insight-AWP is the leading AWP global service provider.

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We facilitate the implementation of Advanced Work Packaging processes and technology for our clients across the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction phases of giga-projects around the globe.

Our 15+ years and 50+ projects of global experience have made us natural leaders in this growing field. Our website and our advanced work packaging education products are set up to help the industry understand what AWP is, why the industry is applying it, and what benefits you can get from it.

Insight AWP’s vision is to support the industry’s transformation into a model of project execution that delivers predictable project results by applying our proven AWP execution model.

We have the resources to get you up to speed with AWP.

Learn AWP

Our videos give you an overview of what is involved. The books are in-depth.

There are 24 different process nodes in the overall AWP roadmap.

The foundation of every AWP project is a detailed set of procedures.

Technology and information management is the glue that holds it together.

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AWP is taking the global construction industry by storm.

The industry is realizing this is the project management methodology to adopt. AWP delivers increased efficiencies and greater ROI spurring less resistance to new mega-project development.

We are seeing it across a variety of industries and geographical locations; Canada, the USA, Europe, Asia, and South America. These are also locations we have worked with our clients making Insight-AWP your choice for AWP subject matter expertise.

This global reach has our books being translated into Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Chinese.

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A diagram of the workface planning component of the Advanced Work Packaging process

Advanced Work Packaging:

AWP guides the dissection of project scope so that it supports the execution of Workface Planning in the field. It starts with the processes upstream of the Construction Work Package and aligns Engineering Work Packages with Procurement Work Packages. This populates the Construction Work Packages with all the drawings and materials and gets them ready to be carved into Installation Work Packages by the construction team.

Workface Planning:

In a coal mine the workface is that point where the pick hits the coal. In our world of construction it is that point where our trades people turn materials into a functioning plant. Therefore, Workface Planning is the process of identifying what these people need and what we must do to get it to them.

a diagram of the information management section of the AWP process.

Information Management:

The management of information is a strategy that starts with the idea that everybody on the project needs information. Information that is created by somebody else on the project.

The target of the strategy is to design systems and interfaces that align the source data with the end users. The desired outcome is to ensure that all the right people have access to the data that they need. Data that is compatible with other project data and is formatted to be interoperable.

So that everybody knows everything that they need to know.

We have developed a suite of tools to help you understand and expand your AWP knowledge.

Read the books on Advanced Work Packaging.

Schedule For Sale

Schedule for Sale is a guidebook on how to apply WorkFace Planning. An industry best practice first identified by The Construction Owners Association of Alberta in 2005.

The process organizes the elements necessary for productive construction, which then leads to improved quality and reduced schedule & costs from the absence of chaos. The reduction of energy consumption from the shortened schedule is also the foundation for Green Construction.

Even More Schedule for Sale

Even More Schedule for Sale is the second guidebook, by Geoff Ryan, on the subject of construction productivity for industrial projects. It describes the step-by-step application of the industry’s best practice of advanced work packaging. This ties it into the logic from the first book, Schedule for Sale, on workface planning. As the name suggests, there is even more schedule to be gained over just getting the construction team organized (workface planning). This is achieved by aligning engineering and procurement deliverables with the needs of construction (advanced work packaging). This transition of workface planning into advanced work packaging is the bigger picture of construction productivity. It is the natural evolution of the road map that leads to the right stuff, ending up in the right place, in the right sequence.

Chinese and Russian versions are available.

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