Cyon Research Study Analyzes Web-based Project Management Implementation at Major Transportation Agency

‘Project Discipline’ a Key Factor for Chicago Transit Authority Project

Bethesda, MD, August 26, 2002. Cyon Research Corporation, a leader in market knowledge for the CAD, AEC and PLM markets, today issued a white paper analyzing the implementation of a web-based project management system at the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). This white paper is available free-of-charge via Cyon’s CADwire.net web resource.

The paper, titled "Keys to Success in Web-based Project Management: Lessons Learned from the Chicago Transit Authority Capital Improvement Program," studies the aims, targets and requirements set out by the CTA at the beginning of a $2.1 billion capital improvement project. This white paper identifies the dynamics that were instrumental in the implementation of web-based project management technology throughout the entire operation. It also closely studies the impact of key consultants, including Kristine Fallon Associates, which managed the process of identifying, implementing and managing the project management technology for the CTA.

"Success in the implementation of Web-based project management is achievable, as the CTA has demonstrated," stated Dr. Orr, vice president and chief visionary, Cyon Research. "But it requires excellent management and good technology -- and project discipline that is most easily driven by the owner."

This white paper is available free-of-charge at http://www.cadwire.net/feedback/ctawhitepaper.asp

About Cyon Research
Cyon Research Corporation is a leader in providing market knowledge, research and direction for the CAD and PLM industries. The company was formed by CAD industry consultants Brad Holtz, Joel Orr, and Evan Yares to foster clarity and provide vision to users and vendors of CAD and PLM tools. Current products include: CADwire.net™, a leading provider of online news and analysis; COFES™: The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software; Engineering Automation Report, and The CAD Rating Guide®.

COFES, CADwire.net, Cyon Research are trademarks of Cyon Research Corporation. The CAD Rating Guide is a registered trademark of Cyon Research Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Published: Monday, August 26, 2002

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