Special Announcement – Clean up Your Act! – A Webinar Hosted by Procurious Featuring ME!?

Tania and I will be addressing the topic of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive technology in procurement and construction.

Best Practices – Why Your Design Build Contracts Are All Wrong!

There are only certain types of suppliers who have the training and legal obligation to look after the Owner's best interests.

Industry Watch – Construction Lobby Lays Out Plan For 2018 – What They Got Right and What They Got Wrong.

The SEC's focus on these issues foretells of major changes for construction in the future.

Best Practices – Advanced Payments in Construction – When Should You Allow Them?

You should bear that in mind and recognize that your payment is always a form of reimbursement.

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.

Best Practices – A Lesson on How to Use Benchmarking to Develop Accurate Project Estimates.

Unit pricing tends to rise as the scale of the project reduces.

Contracts – Cooperative Agreements – How Cooperative Agreements Save Time and Money.

When your buying power is limited, joining forces with another organization may represent a win for all parties.

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.

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”.

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.

Buy Local – How Domestic Supply Lines Mitigate Risks

Drivers that would compel private businesses to prioritize local resources.