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
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.
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.
Case study demonstrating how pricing models solve procurement problems. Continue reading Case Study – Strategic Application of Pricing Models – A Lesson in How to use Cost Plus with GMP to Reduce Risk and Time in Design and Construction.
The City of Cebu has no right to accept an Architect’s work product without fair and equitable compensation Continue reading Unauthorized Services – Lessons Learned from Designing a Medical Center
Punitive delay claims are unenforceable and are likely to be overridden by the courts. Continue reading Penalties and Bonuses – How To Avoid Project Delays and Incentivize Timely Completion.
At Grenfell, the panels that were used were constructed with polyurethane core panels. These panels are permitted by code in the UK. Continue reading Centralized Procurement – Was the Tragedy of the Grenfell Tower Avoidable?
OSM construction methods can reduce the cost of construction by 20% and accelerate construction 40 percent ahead of traditional methods. Continue reading The Future of Construction – How Off-Site Fabrication and Modular Construction Techniques Offer Speed, Savings, and Safety.
One of the biggest mistakes I see people make when they solicit the COW is making up their own list of line items. Continue reading Third Party Work Breakdown Structures – Why You Need One Every Time You Solicit Construction Quotes.
This isn’t a shortcut to procurement, you still need a scope of work, you still need a bid period, and you still need analysis. Continue reading Pre-qualified Suppliers – Eight Critical Actions for Managing Your Supplier Pool.
I was even more excited to learn that the session they had in mind for me was called, “Construction Think Tank: Exploring Construction Procurement”. Continue reading A Conference for Construction Procurement – My Special Announcement.