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.
Unit pricing tends to rise as the scale of the project reduces. Continue reading Best Practices – A Lesson on How to Use Benchmarking to Develop Accurate Project Estimates.
When your buying power is limited, joining forces with another organization may represent a win for all parties. Continue reading Contracts – Cooperative Agreements – How Cooperative Agreements Save Time and Money.
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?
The court found that Foster failed to “identify requirements and possible constraints” and “confirm key requirements and constraints”.
Continue reading Case Study – A Hotel That Costs too Much!? – Architect Pays Developer For Expensive Design.
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.
Drivers that would compel private businesses to prioritize local resources. Continue reading Buy Local – How Domestic Supply Lines Mitigate Risks
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This is not a case anyone would want to emulate. This is a case to be regarded as the perfect storm of what NOT to do in construction. Continue reading Case Study – Nine Billion Dollar Project ABANDONED!
The new vision included a global category management supported by regional procurement and technology support.
#Procurement Continue reading Best Practices – How to Transform a Fractured Procurement Organization into a Centralized Procurement Leader.
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.
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.