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Cost Engineering


Improve programme planning, decisions, and outcomes.

Develop defensible, fact-based cost estimates. Unison Cost Engineering provides the framework, models, and data required for accurate, on-time estimates.

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Minimise uncertainty by dynamically linking your technical solution to cost, resources, schedule, and uncertainty estimates.

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Create defendable, credible, and traceable estimates with enhanced data transparency by capturing and sharing ground rules and assumptions along with pertinent notes and details.

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Build complex estimates in weeks, not months. View impacts of changes in requirements in minutes, not days, with a highly optimised mathematical modeling application designed for performance.

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Report and retain data and history from each estimate, including SME notes, cost estimating relationships, historical data points, sensitivity, and hours by activity and resource over time.

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Inform decisions to achieve goals with greater confidence, establishing trust with stakeholders while quantifying and reducing business risk.

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Rapidly model technology solutions regardless of size or complexity, from single components to System-of-Systems.

Delivers expertise, best practices, and research-driven technology to estimate cost, schedule, and uncertainty. CE

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Cost Engineering Toolkit

Respond to high and increasing expectations for rapid, data-based, integrated estimates of cost, schedule, effort and uncertainty for a variety of domains, including hardware, software, electronics, information technology and more by leveraging the predictive power delivered through the TruePlanning integration framework providing total lifecycle estimation.


Produce activity-based estimates of cost, schedule and uncertainty using TruePlanning integrated framework with validated, predictive models for a standard, repeatable model-based cost engineering process based on the organization and technical solution being produced.

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Cost Engineering Models

Benefit from supervised, predictive models validated by a dedicated research team to give leadership more confidence in program decisions. Unique, powerful technology derived from the study of data, information, and knowledge for decades gives faster decisions with less risk.

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Who uses TruePlanning

Commercial organisations and Government departments, worldwide, use TruePlanning’s research driven technology to produce credible and defendable estimates of project cost, schedule and resource requirements to enhance decision support, lifecycle analysis and affordability.

Commercial Organizations

Harness industry researched model-based cost engineering, predictive analytics, and process integration to speed up timelines. Learn from your historical data to inform future projects and defend your programme lifecycle estimates. Leverage your historical data and expertise for enterprise-wide process integration, quickly and accurately. Our solutions can be implemented from the top down to standardise the way your various departments and locations generate and talk about estimates—spanning programmes from cradle to grave.

Government Departments

Benefit from the extensive research and libraries of data-driven models that estimate the resource requirements, cost, and schedule for government programmes. Combine predictive analytics with activity-based costing, to provide analysts and decision makers visibility into the true drivers of cost, schedule, uncertainty, and risk. Harness our research or incorporate your own historical data through calibration to reflect your agency’s and contractors’ historical performance.

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