Best Practices – How to Prepare Your Organization for the Cognitive Revolution.

The category knowledge that these tools will draw from to generate their insights currently resides with guys and gals like me. Continue reading Best Practices – How to Prepare Your Organization for the Cognitive Revolution.

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Best Practices – An Open Discussion About an Architect’s Liability.  What is a Rip and Tear Clause?

Best Practices – An Open Discussion About an Architect’s Liability. What is a Rip and Tear Clause?

Rip and Tear clauses establish the Architect’s liability to pay for costs that the Owner may incur. Continue reading Best Practices – An Open Discussion About an Architect’s Liability. What is a Rip and Tear Clause?

Case Study – A Hotel That Costs too Much!? – Architect Pays Developer For Expensive Design.

Case Study – A Hotel That Costs too Much!? – Architect Pays Developer For Expensive Design.

The court found that Foster failed to “identify requirements and possible constraints” and “confirm key requirements and constraints”.
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Procurement Corruption – Atlanta’s CPO Pleads Guilty of Conspiracy – How to Prevent Suppliers from Thinking You are Corruptible.

Procurement Corruption – Atlanta’s CPO Pleads Guilty of Conspiracy – How to Prevent Suppliers from Thinking You are Corruptible.

If you have influence over contract awards, you must hold yourself to the highest ethical standards. Continue reading Procurement Corruption – Atlanta’s CPO Pleads Guilty of Conspiracy – How to Prevent Suppliers from Thinking You are Corruptible.

Change Orders – How to Plan, Mitigate, and Minimize the impact of Changes on Your Construction Projects.

Change Orders – How to Plan, Mitigate, and Minimize the impact of Changes on Your Construction Projects.

Change Orders – How to Plan, Mitigate, and Minimize the impact of Changes on Your Construction Projects. Continue reading Change Orders – How to Plan, Mitigate, and Minimize the impact of Changes on Your Construction Projects.

Case Study – Standard of Care – A Lesson on how to Avoid Conflicts and Ensure Your Architect Meets Your Expectations.

Case Study – Standard of Care – A Lesson on how to Avoid Conflicts and Ensure Your Architect Meets Your Expectations.

The standard verbiage from the AIA is so vague and open to interpretation that it hurts both parties. Continue reading Case Study – Standard of Care – A Lesson on how to Avoid Conflicts and Ensure Your Architect Meets Your Expectations.