To manage a project successfully, you need to closely monitor cost, schedule and scope of work. Some project managers oversee workers in the field. Others manage from their office. Project controls assist project managers in looking ahead and managing change before it causes delays. Since project costs can increase for a variety of reasons, such as changes in design standards, new stakeholders wanting new alternatives analyzed or changes in agency personnel, Acumen strives to identify the most innovative ways to reduce costs and accelerate project delivery.