Since the fall of Carillion, the construction industry has been actively seeking a change.
California is the first locality to adopt the code, but the creators of the code hope to make it a global standard.
If you have read any of the books on either of my lists, I would love to hear what you thought.
Hackitt's comments on procurement are one of many recommendations which are part of an integrated systemic changes.
ProcureCon Facilities is the only procurement conference dedicated to facilities services. This year they have a jam-packed agenda.
While these stories may be from outside of your region, all of them address the global issue of contractor payments.
How all of us in construction (not just procurement) can drive our buildings towards an Internet of Things (IoT) reality.
Once you have a short list of candidates based on qualifications, (and ONLY then) you can consider price.
At IBM Procurement Services (IPS) we provide procurement consulting services to a variety of Clients.
There are a number of organizations around the world that also offer standard construction forms.
Create a pool of suppliers that cover the broad spectrum of services.
Self-performance does create additional revenue streams for the general contractor and you do need to address this.