LEAN Construction Services Procurement and Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Efficient & Quality Construction Services Procurement and Delivery should not be this hard! The post LEAN Construction Services Procurement and Delivery appeared first on 4BT. LEAN Construction Services Procurement and Delivery

Integrated Procurement Laws

Collaborative Construction

The essay below tackles the issue of procurement laws and regulations, an area where culture and law swirl in a toxic brew. Are Integrated Procurement Laws the Real Keystone?

Rethink, Reshape, Rewrite Your Facilities Repair, Renovation, and Construction Procurement and Project Delivery Methods

Job Order Contracting

Rethink, Reshape, Rewrite Your Facilities Repair, Renovation, and Construction Procurement and Project Delivery Methods. The only proven way to improve facilities management outcomes is to RETHINK,, RESHAPE, and REWRITE your facilities repair, renovation, and construction procurement and delivery methods. Maximizing value with limited funding requires the adoption of LEAN procurement and construction delivery processes.

Federal Government Procurement Fraud

Job Order Contracting

Federal Government procurement fraud remains at best a severe risk, and at worst, rampant. The post Federal Government Procurement Fraud appeared first on 4BT FRAUD RISK MANAGEMENT: OMB Should Improve Guidelines and Working-Group Efforts to Support Agencies’ Implementation of the Fraud Reduction and Data Analytics Act. GAO-19-34: Published: Dec 4, 2018. Publicly Released: Dec 4, 2018. Matter for Congressional Consideration. Status : Open.

TASBO Best Value Construction Services Procurement and Delivery

Job Order Contracting

TASBO Best Value Construction Service Procurement and Delivery Learn @ Booth #414. School business officials, visit us at Booth # 414 to learn about our BEST VALUE Construction Services Procurement and Project Delivery solution.

Construction Services Procurement Best Management Practices

Job Order Contracting

Construction services procurement best management practices focus upon collaboration and change management. LEAN alliance contracts such as Integrated Project Delivery, IPD (for major new construction), and Job Order Contracting, JOC (for repair, renovation, maintenance, sustainability, and minor new construction) has a proven track record demonstrating the positive impact of mutually beneficial procurement and contracting practices.

Our Broken Procurement System

Collaborative Construction

Most public procurement programs mandate a low bid / tender process. Procurement officers in the public sector believe, with all their hearts, that low bid means best price. The legal framework within which we plan, procure, design, construct, operate and maintain facilities and infrastructure promotes and REWARDS behaviors antithetical to the building of trust. I wanted to share the following comment with readers of the blog.

BEST VALUE Construction Procurement and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Easy, Efficient Procurement Process Faster Project Delivery Fixed Price Full Cost Transparency On-Demand Superior Quality Proven. Learn more… The post BEST VALUE Construction Procurement and Project Delivery appeared first on 4BT

Public Procurement of IPD

Collaborative Construction

A couple of years ago I wrote a blog post on public options for procuring planning, design and construction services in an IPD environment on a project specfic basis. The tentative title is "Wicked Procurement - IPD & BIM on Steroids". For governmental entities to procure, operate and maintain infrastructure across entire portfilios those entities must adopt comprehensive IPD procurement methods. ELEMENTS OF AN EFFECTIVE PUBLIC IPD PROCUREMENT PROGRAM 1.

LEAN Performance-based Construction Services Procurement and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Performance-based Construction Services Procurement and Project Delivery. Traditional procurement and construction delivery methods commonly produce poor outcomes. The integration of best value procurement with collaborative LEAN construction delivery, as in the case of the 4BT OpenJOC Job Order Contracting Solution(TM), consistently provides significantly improve outcomes for owners, builders, and facilities users.

Collaborative Construction Blog: IPD Procurement Programs

Collaborative Construction

Collaborative Construction Resources, LLC helps owners craft IPD procurement strategies that enable them to acquire BIM enabled infrastructure from integrated teams and helps those teams craft, negotiate and implement integrated agreements. IPD Procurement Programs. Institutional owners interested in BIM enabled infrastructure and IPD & BIM Solutions generally would benefit from sponsoring an IPD & BIM Solutions Series and putting IPD Procurement Programs in place.

Why Continue to Use Traditional Construction Services Procurement & Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

The post Why Continue to Use Traditional Construction Services Procurement & Project Delivery appeared first on 4BT Quality, On-Demand, On-Time, On-Budget Renovation, Repair, and Construction Services – First Time, Every Time! Collaboration 2. Embedded, Locally Research Line Item Cost Data 3. Document and Version Control 4. Issue & Task Management 5. Link to BIM data… and more! Tools for Better Outcomes www.4bt.us.

Streamlining Plant Procurement

Green Industry Professionals

Tech startup LandscapeHub seeks to make the buying and selling of landscaping materials a lot easier, and its three founders have the experience to make it happen

Public Procurement, Rabbit Trails & IPD & BIM Porridge That's Just right

Collaborative Construction

Hacking trails through the public procurement thicket is tough but necessary work for advocates of BIM and IPD. Such efforts require a supportive owner, but most public owners are beyond frustrated with the antiquated and sclerotic procurement methods mandated by statute.

Wicked Solutions - Procurement and Finances

Collaborative Construction

The Wicked Series in AUGIWorld Magazine continues in March and April with articles addressing IPD Procurement Programs and Wicked Financial Solutions. The procurement article will appear in the March issue and the financial solutions article will appear in the April issue. The Wicked Financial Solutions article is introductory in nature and will be followed by a series of more substantive articles that address the role of lenders, insurers and sureties in the procurement process.

Are Integrated Procurement Programs the Real Keystone??

Collaborative Construction

Collaborative Construction Resources, LLC helps owners craft IPD procurement strategies that enable them to acquire BIM enabled infrastructure from integrated teams and helps those teams craft, negotiate and implement integrated agreements. Are Integrated Procurement Programs the Real Keyst.

Federal Procurement Meets a DC9 Cat!

Collaborative Construction

Existing federal procurement laws and regulations - and state procurement laws for that matter - are antithetical to BIM and IPD. One more post to share. These are coming from a lively conversation in the BIM Expert group forum on LinkedIn related to a VA Project. If you are not a member join and chime in! But leaders tasked with reducing their agency''s carbon footprint / energy consumption / costs realize virtual planning and design tools are critical to that mission.

Performance-based Procurement & Project Delivery for Facilities Repair, Renovation, and More!

Job Order Contracting

The innovative 4BT OpenJOC(TM) Job Order Contracting Solution, introduced in 2017, is an example of a suite of tools and services that enables owners to cost-effectively and consistently deploy LEAN procurement and construction delivery and achieve resultant benefits. Or work smarter.

Public Agencies Need to Learn More About IDIQ Procurement and Construction Delivery Methods

Job Order Contracting

IDIQs should NEVER be used to simply speed procurement. Learn more at [link] How we can help… Analysis of the applicability IDIQ project procurement and delivery for facilities repair, renovation, and minor new construction.

Agility in Uncertain Markets – Facilities Management and Construction Services Procurement and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

The post Agility in Uncertain Markets – Facilities Management and Construction Services Procurement and Project Delivery appeared first on 4BT. Agility is critical in uncertain markets. There is no question that we all are at the mercy of an uncertain construction market.

Job Order Contracting - Untitled Article

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Construction Services Procurement and Project Delivery. OPEN Job Order Contracting – LEAN Construction Service Procurement and Project Delivery. OPEN Job Order Contracting job order contracting joc consultant lean construction lean procurement

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Straight From The Procurement Professional’s Mouth

Help Everybody Everyday

In this episode of the Design and Construction Marketing Podcast, I speak with procurement professional Hal Good. Procurement Pros LinkedIn Group. In this episode of the Design and Construction Marketing Podcast, I speak with procurement professional Hal Good.

A new procurement model is needed

Collaborative Construction

The ENR article linked below reiterates the need to modernize procurement of planning, design and construction services in a way that will enable owners of infrastructure to leverage intelligent and fully functional digital assets in operations and maintenance over time. New procurement models - including Design-Build, CM at Risk, and Public Private Partnerships (P3) - have been deployed in recent years with varying degrees of success.

Collaborative Construction Blog: Wicked IPD Procurement Programs

Collaborative Construction

Collaborative Construction Resources, LLC helps owners craft IPD procurement strategies that enable them to acquire BIM enabled infrastructure from integrated teams and helps those teams craft, negotiate and implement integrated agreements. Wicked IPD Procurement Programs. The issue features Tips and Tricks for Revit users and the big tip in the BUILT - BIM to FM section outlines a path to adoption of an IPD Procurement Program by institutional owners.

Shorten Repair, Renovation, and Minor New Construction Services Procurement Time by Two (2) to Six (6) Months or More!

Job Order Contracting

Shorten Repair, Renovation, and Minor New Construction Services Procurement Time by Two (2) to Six (6) Months or More! Learn more… The post Shorten Repair, Renovation, and Minor New Construction Services Procurement Time by Two (2) to Six (6) Months or More! appeared first on 4BT

Procure & deliver Best Value, financially transparent, and compliant facilities repair, renovation, and construction services.

Building Information Management

Help guide your organization to achieve measurable productivity gains with respect to facilities repair, renovation, and construction. contact-form

PROCUREMENT BEST PRACTICES FOR INTEGRATED DELIVERY PROJECTS

PC Construction Blog

Integrated delivery methods such as design-build and construction management at-risk can provide superior project results. This is especially. Continue Reading. All Design-Build

How Some Winners Think About Procurement

Help Everybody Everyday

And the older I get, the more procurements I’m involved in… …the clearer it becomes. Procurement Is A Wall Of Games. Do you view procurement as a game? The post How Some Winners Think About Procurement appeared first on Help Everybody Everyday.

Use the Internet to Improve Procurement Practices

Construction Business Owner

But if you are a contractor on the jobsite, one of the most complicated, tedious, time-consuming tasks in construction is still just as unpleasant: research and procurement. You are probably already using the internet to make your life easier.

Does “Best Value” Procurement Allow Favoritism?

Construction Dive

By Bruce Jervis The public procurement system at all levels of government has embraced “best value” contracting. The rationale is that sealed bidding, with award to the low price bidder, is inflexible and does not always provide the best deal for the public. The experience and resources of the contractor, as well as the technical strengths of its proposal, may justify a price premium. Read more.

New Procurement Methods Meet Old Bidding Culture

Construction Dive

By Bruce Jervis It is understandable, and laudable, that public entities at all levels of government are experimenting with alternative methods of procuring construction services. Frequently, however, these methods clash with longstanding public procurement practices and procedures. Internal agency communication warned this was risky because it ran counter to VA procurement culture.

Job Order Contracting - Untitled Article

Job Order Contracting

Attention Public Sector Procurement and FM Professionals: STOP Paying too much for Facilities Repair, Renovation, and Construction. It’s time that all public sector organizations have required and fully transparent LEAN procurement and construction delivery framework.

Why The Type of Procurement Matters To Your Proposal

Help Everybody Everyday

This is because the type of procurement has a dramatic effect on the proposal competition. Let’s look at a few procurement types and discuss what effect they have. These procurements don’t take price into consideration.

Best Value Procurement and Construction – Job Order Contracting

Building Information Management

Defining best value procurement and construction is a critical step toward improving overall productivity with respect to facility renovation, repair, maintenance, sustainability, and new builds.

Toyota, Mazda Mum on $1.6B Plant Procurement

ENR Construction

Local officials say sitework is set to start in spring at the 2,500-acre cotton field near Huntsville, Ala., where automakers Toyota and Mazda on Jan. 10 announced a $1.6-billion manufacturing plant to employ about 4,000 and produce 300,000 vehicles annually

The Procurement Method That Actually Puts The Incumbent At A Disadvantage

Help Everybody Everyday

Over the last year, particularly on federal contracts, I’ve been seeing the rise of a very disturbing procurement process. It is a safe method for procurement professionals to use. Once you submit your proposal, it goes to a procurement officer.

A Better Plan for Plant Procurement

Green Industry Professionals

Plantbid can help contractors find quality products at great prices, in a fraction of the time normally spent procuring materials

Procurement Begins to Hire Design-Build Team for $1.5 Billion Gold Line Rail Project

ENR Construction

The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority on November 8 issued the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Alignment Design-Build Project for the next segment of the Foothill Gold Line light rail in Southern California

Procurement Begins to Hire Design-Build Team for $1.5 Billion Gold Line Rail Project

ENR Construction

Senate passes alternative procurement bill

Nuts and Bolts

Legislation to reauthorize and revise the State’s alternative public works contracting procedures was passed by the State Senate today. The law authorizing the use of GCCM, Design-Build (DB) and Job Order Contracting (JOC) on certain public projects is set to sunset at the end of June, 2013.