Author: John Owen

John Owen, CEO Barbecana Inc.

Owen joined Barbecana as Chief Operating Officer in 2014 and assumed the role of President and CEO in 2019.  Owen has extensive experience of both project management and software development.  Previous positions have included VP Development for Welcom, Senior Director for Product Management at Deltek, and Manager for Computerized Project Management at Worley Engineering.

Owen’s interests include Land Rovers, Smart Homes, and DIY projects around the house.

Schedule Risk Analysis

Protecting Contract Deliverables With Schedule Risk Analysis and Schedule Margin

Event Description: Learn why the finish date predicted by Microsoft Project is NOT the date you promise to deliver to your customer.  Even with excellent estimating and execution, the project finish d...

Schedule Risk Analysis

Is Schedule Risk Analysis Worth It?

Introduction Many ‘Request for Proposal’ (RFP) documents require that a Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA) must be performed on the submission. Performing an SRA is also promoted as a ‘Best Practice’ by mos...

Simplifying Schedule Risk Analysis Using Microsoft Project Custom Fields – Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of John Owen’s session, Simplifying Schedule Risk Analysis Using Microsoft Project Custom Fields, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of o...

Simplifying Schedule Risk Analysis Using Microsoft Project Custom Fields

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: This presentatio...

Risk Management with Microsoft Project

Introduction A recent survey of Microsoft Project User Group (MPUG) members found that one top concern for project managers using MS Project was how to manage issues and risks within the Project ecosy...

Vendor Showcase Recap: Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of John Owen’s showcase session, Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may ...

Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

  *This is an MPUG Vendor Session. The presenter will discuss 3rd party Microsoft Project add-ons or services in a no pressure, stress-free environment. These add-ons are not out-of-the-box funct...

Using random numbers to better predict the future a.k.a. Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

  *This is an MPUG Vendor Session. The presenter will discuss 3rd party Microsoft Project add-ons or services in a no pressure, stress-free environment. These add-ons are not out-of-the-box funct...