JOC Program Procurement

Job Order Contracting

It’s important to consider the business and risk implications when deciding how to procure JOC Programs, regardless of the vendor. JOC Program Procurement requires business and risk management considerations for current and new implementations.

Construction Procurement – Accelerate Change, or Fail

Job Order Contracting

Construction procurement planning is critical to the success of facilities management and all related repair, renovation, maintenance, and new build activities. Leaders must reimagine procurement and fundamentally change how internal and external teams are built and work together.

Facilities Procurement 101

Job Order Contracting

Facilities procurement 101 involves an understanding of LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery and life-cycle total cost of ownership asset management. Procurement professionals must provide LEADERSHIP with respect to the planning, procurement, and project delivery of facilities repair, renovation, and construction services. Start to improve facilities procurement activities today! The post Facilities Procurement 101 appeared first on 4BT.

Improving Construction Procurement Methods

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Improving construction procurement requires the ability to consistently generate value for stakeholders involved in facilities repair, renovation, maintenance, and new builds. The post Improving Construction Procurement Methods appeared first on 4BT

Improving Construction Procurement and Project Delivery – It’s all about the Gaps!

Job Order Contracting

Construction procurement and project delivery remains problematic for most organizations. Efficient Construction Procurement and Project Delivery. Construction Procurement and Project Delivery.

Facilities Services Procurement Best Management Practices

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Facilities services procurement best management practices consider and integrate core fundamentals and qualities.,,, LEADERSHIP FOCUS UPON BEST VALUE OUTCOMES FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY COLLABORATIVE, MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIPS (internal and external to the organization) DECISION-MAKING BASED UPON CURRENT and ACTIONABLE INFORMATION QUANTITATIVE KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT. The post Facilities Services Procurement Best Management Practices appeared first on 4BT.

Announcing an Innovative LEAN Construction Planning Procurement Project Delivery Solution

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Collaborative LEAN Construction Planning Procurement Project Delivery Solution. The post Announcing an Innovative LEAN Construction Planning Procurement Project Delivery Solution appeared first on 4BT.

Improving Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Improving construction planning, procurement, and project delivery involves consideration of core “competencies”, “process”, “efficiency”, and “technology” Or, put another way, People, Process, Information, and Technology. Training and organization-wide communications in support of LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery are mandatory in order to achieve continuous improvement. INTRODUCTION.

Value-based Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Value-based construction planning, procurement, and project delivery can consistently enable quality projects, on-time and on-budget. PROCESS – LEAN planning, procure, and project delivery is a requirement. Integrated Project Delivery, IPD, for major new construction, and LEAN job order contracting, JOC, for repair, renovation, maintenance, sustainability, and minor new construction are proven examples of LEAN planing, procurement, and project delivery processes.

Announcing an Innovative LEAN Construction Planning Procurement Project Delivery Solution Solution

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Collaborative LEAN Construction Planning Procurement Project Delivery Solution. The post Announcing an Innovative LEAN Construction Planning Procurement Project Delivery Solution Solution appeared first on 4BT. LEAN Construction Planning Procurement Project Delivery Solution Solution

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? In the procurement world building information modeling (BIM) enabled infrastructure requires support in much the same way integrated project delivery (IPD) requires support in the construction world.

Adaptive Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

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Adaptive Lean Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery tools and services are readily available to assure the consistent delivery of quality repair, renovation, maintenance, and new construction projects on-time and on-budget.

Best Value Construction Procurement Planning and Project Delivery

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Best Value Construction Procurement Planning drives optimal economic and environmental outcomes and improve satisfaction for all participants & stakeholders. Best value construction procurement planning and project delivery is based upon solid leadership, and supported by collaborative teams and integrated robust processes, tools, and support services. The post Best Value Construction Procurement Planning and Project Delivery appeared first on 4BT.

Best Value Facilities Construction/O&M Planning, Procurement and Project Delivery

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Best Value Facilities Construction/O&M Planning, Procurement and Project Delivery can only be achieved with a concerted focus upon change management, education, and leadership. All of the tools and services are readily available to optimize facilities planning, procurement, and project delivery outcomes, whether they be the numerous, ongoing repair, renovation, and maintenance tasks or new construction.

The path to LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Integrated Project Delivery

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The path to LEAN construction planning, procurement, and integrated project delivery, IPD… 1. LEAN construction planning, procurement, and integrated project delivery tools and services are readily available. The post The path to LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Integrated Project Delivery appeared first on 4BT. LEAN construction planning, procurement, and integrated project delivery LEAN Construction Planning Procurement

BEST VALUE & COMPLIANT Construction Planning, Procurement, And Project Delivery

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BEST VALUE & COMPLIANT Construction Planning, Procurement, And Project Delivery can be deployed and managed today using a robust suite LEAN tools and services. LEAN, BEST VALUE construction, planning, procurement, and project delivery is embodied with collaborative processes and frameworks such as integrated project delivery, IPD, and LEAN job order contacting (i.e.

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.

Federal Public Sector Lacks efficient Facilities Planning, Design, Procurement, and Project Delivery capability

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Early planning, design, and procurement stages influence cost, timing, quality, and overall repair, renovation, maintenance and new builds, and are critical to achieving optimal outcomes. For example, not a single Federal sector department or agency, from the GSA to the USACE has, let alone requires, an optimal, organization-wide policy of using proven LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery methods or even current verifiable, locally researched cost data bases.

Everything you need for LEAN Building and Project Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

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Selection of the appropriate LEAN planning, procurement, and project delivery method is step one. The post Everything you need for LEAN Building and Project Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery appeared first on 4BT. LEAN Building And Project Delivery Lean building LEAN Building and Project Planning lean construction LEAN planning lean procurement Procurement

Best Value Construction Procurement

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Best value procurement, when combined with collaborative construction delivery methods, easily yields significantly improved construction productivity, higher levels of quality, and lower total costs of ownership. The post Best Value Construction Procurement appeared first on 4BT. Life-cycle reduction of environmental and economic costs associated with the built environment is not “rocket science” Proven methodologies and tools have existed for decades.

Define Construction Procurement

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Define Construction Procurement. Define Construction Procurement… It’s easy to define construction procurement right? Improper construction procurement methods and a relative lack of competency on the part of procurement staff have greatly contributed to poor construction outcomes. Define Construction Procurement. Define Construction Procurement – Related White Papers and Resources. Define Construction Procurement

The Unique Challenges of Procurement Planning for Construction Companies

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Construction teams face unique procurement challenges due to the complex nature of the business. As technology changes the game, procurement is becoming a strategic juggling act. With that in mind, we’ll look at three of the biggest challenges that construction teams deal with and how they affect procurement planning. Procurement depends on efficiency across the board. Procurement Software. Facing that challenge means procurement teams need to plan accordingly.

Best Value Construction Procurement Solution

Job Order Contracting

Looking for a best value construction procurement solution that embeds LEAN Integrated Project Delivery to delivery 90%+ of renovation, repair, and minor new construction project on-time, on-budget, and to everyone’s satisfaction…owners, contractors, building users? It’s time to stop overspending and start learning about the 4BT OpenJOC(tm) Job Order Contracting Solution. The post Best Value Construction Procurement Solution appeared first on 4BT.

LEAN Construction Services Procurement and Delivery

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Efficient & Quality Construction Services Procurement and Delivery should not be this hard! We all know what can go terribly wrong with traditional construction procurement and delivery processes… lack of financial visibility, poor work scope definition, quality issues, legal disputes… in short, poor outcomes tend to be the norm. The post LEAN Construction Services Procurement and Delivery appeared first on 4BT. LEAN Construction Services Procurement and Delivery

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.

Fundamentals of Efficient Public Sector Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

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The Fundamentals of Efficient Public Sector Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery are important to professionals hoping to meet their fiduciary responsibilities by maximizing the use of taxpayer funds. It is the goal of this document to introduce public sector procurement, facilities management, and administration to the principles, processes, functions, tools, and methods consistent with LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery.

Federal Government Procurement Fraud

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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.

Rigorous, fact-based, & transparent construction project definition, procurement, & management

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Rigorous, fact-based, & transparent construction project definition, procurement, & management is key to improved outcomes. The post Rigorous, fact-based, & transparent construction project definition, procurement, & management appeared first on 4BT. construction project definition, procurement, & management construction project defintion construction project procurement job order contracting

Job Order Contract Procurement Strategy

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JOB ORDER CONTRACT PROCUREMENT STRATEGY. A JOB ORDER CONTRACT PROCUREMENT STRATEGY spans process of soliciting/marketing, contractor selection, and award of a Job Order Contract involves technical and business strategies. The JOB ORDER CONTRACT PROCUREMENT STRATEGY and approach should be tailored to JOC construction services required. JOB ORDER CONTRACT PROCUREMENT STRATEGY TIMING / Months. The post Job Order Contract Procurement Strategy appeared first on 4BT.

Collaborative Construction Blog: IPD Procurement Programs

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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.

IPD – Ensuring Construction COLLABORATION from Planning, through Procurement, through Project Delivery, and Beyond!

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Ensuring COLLABORATION from Planning, through Procurement, through Project Delivery, and Beyond for repair, renovation, maintenance, and new construction requires an integrated outcome-focused process. The post IPD – Ensuring Construction COLLABORATION from Planning, through Procurement, through Project Delivery, and Beyond!

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

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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.

Job Order Contracting- Partnered Best Value Construction Procurement

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The OpenJOC (TM) Job Order Contracting – Partnered Best Value Construction Procurement can offer measurable, if not significant improvements for the numerous renovation, repair, and minor new construction projects facing real property owners and facilities management. OpenJOC (TM) Job Order Contracting- Partnered Best Value Construction Procurement drive improvements in… Quality. Job Order Contracting- Partnered Best Value Construction Procurement joc procurement [link

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.

LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery Solution

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Robust LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery tools and services are readily available. Various forms of LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery have a track record spanning as long as decades and include integrated project delivery, IPD, LEAN job order contracting, JOC, and alliance contracting. The post LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery Solution appeared first on 4BT.

LEAN Procurement via Collaborative Job Order Contracting

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LEAN Procurement via Collaborative Job Order Contracting provides significantly improve outcomes for all participants and stakeholders. There are several core elements associated with LEAN Procurement via Collaborative Job Order Contracting for real property owners, construction contractors, and building users. LEAN Procurement via Collaborative Job Order Contracting required teaming throughout the life-cycle of the project.

Procuring Construction Performance with Job Order Contracting

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INTRODUCTION – Procuring Construction Performance with Job Order Contracting yields significantly outcomes for owners, contractors, and facilities users. A focus upon the procurement of AECOO (Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Operations, and Owner) OUTCOMES to the mutual benefit of all involved participants and stakeholders in not difficult, nor is it new. The post Procuring Construction Performance with Job Order Contracting appeared first on 4BT.

DHS waives procurement regs for border wall construction

Construction Dive

The contractors who will bid on projects subject to the waiver have already been shortlisted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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

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.