About Us

Schedule Cracker provides unique project management business intelligence to empower all project stakeholders with knowledge, promoting efficient project control.

Schedule Cracker was initially developed in 2009 by the cooperation of three experts in scheduling, software development, and business intelligence with a 70 years of collective experience

Our success is inseparable from the success of our clients, so we strive to provide intuitive high-quality solutions that our clients can trust, and pride ourselves on following the best software and business intelligence development practices.

Key Team Members


Dr. Mohamed Hegab


Subject Matter Expert (SME) & Data Architect

Dr. Hegab has about 30 years of a diverse range of experience managing the project controls and claims on public, commercial, and construction projects. He has particularly extensive expertise in project scheduling, claim analysis, negotiations, dispute resolution, and cost estimating and controls. He has expertise in productivity analysis and delay analysis. He is an active member of the ASCE, PMI, and CMAA. He holds a Doctorate degree in Civil Engineering/ Construction Management.

As a Professor and a founder of the construction management department at California State University Northridge (CSUN) in 2004, Dr. Hegab taught project management, scheduling, cost estimating, project management, contract administration, labor productivity, and contract and specifications several times.

He has authored several innovative technical papers that have been published in prestigious ASCE journals such as:

    •Developing a Complexity Measure for Project Schedules.

    •Evaluating Cost Overruns of Asphalt Paving Project Using SPC Methods.

    •Using Weibull Analysis for Evaluation of Cost and Schedule Performance.

    •Decision Support System for Commencement Delay Claims.

    •Delay Time Analysis in Microtunneling Projects.

    •Contractual Risk Identification and Mitigation in Microtunneling and Trenchless Technology Projects.

    •Labor Performance Analysis for Microtunneling Projects.

    •Ranking of the Factors affecting Productivity of Microtunneling projects.

    •Modeling the Effect of Subjective Factors on Productivity of Trenchless Technology 

    •Application to Buried Infrastructure Systems.

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Raphael M Düa  


Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Raphael is a Project Planning/Scheduling leader and Forensic Delay Analyst with more than 40 years of experience. Raphael has a successful "boots on the ground" career having run many projects on time across oil, gas, and mining EPCM projects Defense & Industry from FEED, through to construction to maintenance shutdowns and commissioning for many years as leader of planning & scheduling teams. Raphael is internationally regarded as a pioneer in the management practice of planning & scheduling, forensic analysis’ of programs & time-related cost assessment & controls.


Delivers projects on time and budget using Earned Value/Schedule tools to objectively measuring project performance & progress. He thrives working in complex client disciplines, delivering highly innovative solutions to problems with the latest methods. He excels in developing strategy, setting functional direction & leading large, cross-functional teams ensuring a projects’ long-term goals & objectives are met. Raphael has a diversified portfolio of ICT, Construction, Infrastructure, Defence, Commercial, Telecoms,


Commissioning, Relocation, Maintenance facilities projects. Translate project requirements into specific tasks for all disciplines with the skill to oversee integration & delivery. Also, He is the chairman of the Guild of Project Controls Certification Board & a member of ISO PM Standards.