The Top Ten Mistakes Made in Forensic Analysis
Date: Thursday, February 10th, 2022
Time: 6:30 p.m. Virtual Networking
6:45 p.m. Business Mtg/Announcements
7:00 p.m. Technical Presentation
This is a Live Webinar Technical Presentation
Location: MS Teams Virtual Meeting (Invite will be sent upon registration)
Abstract: Project team members and experts are not always accurate in how they analyze a
project’s forensic history. These inaccuracies range from using incorrect analysis methodologies
to “cherry-picking” only data that supports their case and everything in between. These mistakes
are common and happen for many different reasons. They can be due to an analyzer not having
enough experience or they can be made purposely in an attempt to mislead.
The authors will discuss ten biggest mistakes made in forensic analysis today and how to
recognize and confirm that each is in fact mistake. In addition to the identification, the paper will
also discuss the proper way to perform each analysis where the mistake was made, using lessons learned from project controls, forensic analysis/dispute resolution experience, and AACE’s Recommended Practices.
These top ten mistakes will be discussed in ascending order of importance starting with least
important, but the authors believe that all ten are vital to avoid when performing a forensic
Speakers: Glen R. Palmer, CFCC PSP FAACE
Owner of GR Palmer Consulting Services, LLC
Christopher W. Carson, CEP DRMP PSP FAACE
Enterprise Director of Program & Project Controls and Vice President for ARCADIS U.S.
RSVPs must be received on or before 5pm on Wednesday, 09-February 2022. Your friends and colleagues are always welcome; membership in AACE is not required.
to RSVP before end of business day Wednesday, 02/09/2022.
Please register by Wednesday 02/09/2022, and an invitation including the Webinar link will be emailed to you. For AACE members who hold professional certifications, Webinar attendance counts toward renewal points as long as online attendance for the entire presentation is verified.