Many delay, disruption, and loss of productivity claims are lost or substantially reduced in value because mistakes, errors and carelessness are reflected in the original schedule and plan of operations. The original schedule is often the first piece of documentation that the owner receives demonstrating the contractor’s professionalism in planning and management.

Contractors should pay

Last week, I spoke at the annual meeting of the Tennessee Road Builders Association.  Fellow speaker and lobbyist,  Dave Bauer of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, gave a legislative update on the status of Federal transportation funding.  During his talk, Dave suggested that Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) can help, but are not

A few months ago, I did a webinar on project documentation.  At the end of the webinar, one of the participants asked, Are digital signatures as good as hard copy signatures?

I addressed this exact question in a feature article that I wrote for ABC’s Construction Executive magazine on the paperless construction project

There is a lot of hot air in Albuquerque, New Mexico this week. And it’s not because I was in town … it’s because of the Albuquerque International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. This post is about some lessons learned in project management on Indian projects.
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