Category: Project Management

  • New Videos for Delay Analyzer

    We’ve had a few new version releases of Delay Analyzer. Version 0.16 was big enough that we did a “what’s new” video for that release: We also made a video showing how you can use Delay Analyzer to quickly solve mysteries around how and why the finish date moved: Happy watching!

  • Join Us at the PMCOS Annual Conference

    After such a long hiatus from in-person conferences, we are excited to be presenting and exhibiting at the 5th Annual International Conference, Scheduling and All That Jazz!, April 10 – 13, 2022. Brian Leach will be presenting on the challenges faced, obstacles encountered, and some of the remaining hurdles to be covered in Steelray’s quest for […]

  • Dawn of the 3D Gantt Chart

    My company has been in R&D mode for several years now, and one area of focus has been to try to reinvent and improve the Gantt Chart.  Gantt charts use the Y-axis to display the WBS and the X-axis to show the timeline.  The data date (or status date) is rendered as a vertical line […]

  • Introducing . . . Analyzer for P6

    Yesterday (February 9, 2022), we released a new software product: Steelray Analyzer for P6. In a nutshell, Analyzer for P6 (AP6) is a streamlined schedule quality and performance analysis tool that is designed from scratch to work with Primavera P6 XER files. You use it to find potential issues with your schedule, both from a […]

  • Keep the Deliverable in Mind

    I had just finished running a quick test on a new Analyzer release. We had released a new version recently, and during the installation, Microsoft Defender SmartScreen (part of Windows) did not love our new installer. It warned you that the setup program wasn’t to be fully trusted. Yikes. I won’t go into the details, […]

  • New Video: Healthy Conflict in Projects, Part 2

  • New Video: How the Critical Path is Calculated

  • A Must Have Software Utility

    I’m kind of obsessed with productivity tools, and they generally fall into one of two categories: the ones everyone should use and the rest. It’s our company mission to make must-have tools (viewers, analyzers, exporters) for people who are writing, updating or reviewing project schedules.  We live in a niche; we design and deliver productivity software products for […]

  • Two New Year’s Resolutions

    Today is January 2, the first workday where we get to practice our New Year’s resolutions.  Did you make any?  For Steelray, New Year’s resolutions take the form of annual objectives.  This year, we’ve made two big resolutions. First, we resolve that we’re going to do a much better job of communicating with you.  That […]

  • IPMW 2018 Tools Talk

    We are just a few days out from the start of the Integrated Program Management Workshop 2018 in Washington D.C! We are so excited to exhibit our products and demonstrate how they can improve your productivity. We will present our Tools Talk on Tuesday, November 13th from 1:30-2:15 pm in Room 307, so if you’re attending, […]