AI: How It’s Transforming Project Management for the Better


Duration:60 minutes


Even with a poor track record for on-time, on-budget completion, cost estimating and project planning for CAPEX projects over the last half century has remained virtually unchanged. But thanks to the advent of artificial intelligence (AI), those processes are undergoing a transformation.

During this webinar, you’ll learn how AI is now being used to proactively guide and validate the entire project planning process. We’ll explore:

  • How AI helps generate more realistic forecasts
  • How AI is bettering benchmarking
  • How AI is being used to interpret true project performance
  • How AI is closing the loop on risk management

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Dr. Dan Patterson

Chief Design Officer

Dan Patterson founded BASIS, a company that developed an artificial intelligence (AI) planning software tool that was acquired by InEight in 2018. Following the acquisition, Dan became a member of InEight’s executive leadership team. He now focuses on expanding upon his vision of creating next generation planning and scheduling software solutions for the construction industry.

As a globally recognized project analytics thought leader and software entrepreneur, Dan has more than 20 years of experience building project management software companies, including Pertmaster and Acumen. Throughout his career, Dan has focused on solution innovation and project management, including advanced scheduling, risk management, project analytics and AI.

Dan is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI). He attended the University of Nottingham in the UK where he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a PhD in construction management.

Scott Seltz

Engineering News-Record

Since 2015, Scott has been the Publisher of Engineering News-Record (ENR) where he leads the brand’s business operations, content direction, advertising sales, audience development, product innovation and brand licensing.

Prior to his role at ENR, Scott has enjoyed a 30 year career in business-to-business media and a record of accomplishments in positions ranging from sales management, publishing management and portfolio management at a variety of media companies that include Ziff-Davis Media, Gruner+Jahr, VNU, The Nielsen Company and, for the last five years, BNP Media LLC.

Scott also serves as Board of Director member with the ACE Mentor Program and the New York Building Congress.


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