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?

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. Procurement depends on efficiency across the board. Procurement Software.

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

Define Construction Procurement

Job Order Contracting

Define Construction Procurement. Define Construction Procurement… It’s easy to define construction procurement right? Define Construction Procurement. Define Construction Procurement – Related White Papers and Resources.

Job Order Contract Procurement Strategy

Job Order Contracting

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. JOB ORDER CONTRACT PROCUREMENT STRATEGY TIMING / Months.

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

Job Order Contracting

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.

Job Order Contracting- Partnered Best Value Construction Procurement

Job Order Contracting

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.

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.

LEAN Procurement via Collaborative Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Procurement via Collaborative Job Order Contracting provides significantly improve outcomes for all participants and stakeholders. LEAN Procurement via Collaborative Job Order Contracting required teaming throughout the life-cycle of the project.

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.

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

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.

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.

Framework for Integrated Facilities Planning, Procurement, and LEAN Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Any real property owner can develop and deploy a robust Framework for Integrated Facilities Planning, Procurement, and LEAN Project Delivery. Core Elements of LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery. Simplifying a System to Meet Actual Facilities Needs.

Procuring Construction Performance with Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting

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.

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.

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.

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

TASBO Best Value Construction Services Procurement and Delivery

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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.

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

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.

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! Construction Services Procurementappeared first on 4BT.

Agile Facilities Construction Services Procurement and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

The post Agile Facilities 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.

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. The post Performance-based Procurement & Project Delivery for Facilities Repair, Renovation, and More! Performance-based Procurement & Project Delivery for Facilities RepairOr work smarter. Your choice.

How Your Organization Can Implement Collaborative Construction, Implement LEAN Planning, Procurement, Project Delivery and Consistently Achieve BEST VALUE OUTCOMES

Job Order Contracting

The levels of performance attainable by LEAN collaborative processes CAN NOT be achieved using design-bid-build, design-build, or other “traditional” forms of project planning, procurement, and delivery. LEAN Collaborative Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery.

Straight From The Procurement Professional’s Mouth

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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.

Why Continue to Use Traditional Construction Services Procurement & Project Delivery

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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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

PROCUREMENT BEST PRACTICES FOR INTEGRATED DELIVERY PROJECTS

PC Construction

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

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.

Job Order Contracting - Untitled Article

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Procurement & Construction Delivery for Improving Performance. Different procurement methods have been developed and applied in the construction industry for improving performance, yet only a select few have consistently enabled superior outcomes.

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.