Analyzing RFI Volumes to Predict Claims

In Data Visualization by Marc Krichman

Ever wonder if there was a way to predict contractor claims? How about analyzing the number of RFI’s.

This is a visualization of the number of RFI’s on a Project against an average (this average happens to be across the entire company but it’s configurable).

  • Green line is the average RFI’s at that period of the project
  • Blue columns are the number of RFI’s at that 10% interval.

This project has more than double the number of RFI’s as the … Read More

Using Percent Complete to Measure if Your Project is on Track

In Data Visualization by Marc Krichman

% Complete (Contract vs Project) of all contracts in the target region

  • Dot represents – Scheduled percentage of contract completion (based on the contract start date and contract substantial completion date)
  • Bar represents – Percentage of contract value invoiced by the vendor (color-coded based on 10% variation of billed vs scheduled percentage)

This graphics allows users to quickly ask why contract #561063 is 171% “invoiced” and only 60% “complete.” This means they can quickly and easily see contracts which need … Read More

Coming Soon, Firefly, the Next Version of Lantern

In News by Jeff Harrison

Beginning to take shape in our Canadian labs is Firefly, the next version of Lantern. In addition to being named after a much-loved sci-fi show, it features the following:

  • Easier to use (seriously!)
  • Almost 100% skinnable (colors, labels etc)
  • Better touch interface (Already HTML 5, just easier to use)
  • More dashboards! (PCO’s and others)

The first two applications rolling off of the assembly line are purpose-built for Prolog and include RFI and Submittals. Have a look and let us … Read More

Look Mom, It’s a New Website

In News by Marc Krichman

Well, hello! If you’ve been to Lanterndata.com before, you’ve probably noticed that things look different. That’s right, we’ve redesigned the website as part of an incremental makeover of the site.

Why should you care? Well, maybe you don’t but change is good. Additionally, there were some parts of the old site that didn’t suit the pace at which we want to communicate with you (note to self: you’re reading our blog). So sit back, enjoy yourself and stay a while … Read More