Construction Procurement Costs

Job Order Contracting

Construction Procurement Costs can be effectively managed within integrated planning, procurement, and project delivery environment. Success or failure of a construction procurement and final outcome is measured by cost, time, quality, and the overall satisfaction of participants.

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. Start to improve facilities procurement activities today!

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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.

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.

Guide to Construction Services Procurement and Management

Job Order Contracting

A Guide to Construction Services Procurement would be incomplete without a discussion of collaborative LEAN construction planning and management methodology. In fact, procurement must play a leadership roles, or at a minimum a shared leadership role with facilities management professionals.

Improving Construction Procurement Methods

Job Order Contracting

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 Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

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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. 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.

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.

Collaborative Construction Procurement Planning and Project Delivery = Best Value Outcomes

Job Order Contracting

Collaborative Construction Procurement Planning and Project Delivery is a robust process for consistently achieving long-term best value for all participants and stakeholders. Tools and services should be procured to support owner requirements.

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.

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. Best Value Facilities Construction best value o&M lean construction lean o&M lean procurement

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. The post Best Value Construction Procurement Planning and Project Delivery appeared first on 4BT.

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.

Covid procurement highlights need for reform

Construction Law

Much, if not all, of 2021 will be spent dealing with the fall out of the Covid-19 pandemic, and hopefully learning from the way the UK mobilised its central government procurement systems to combat it. There are hopes that leaving the European Union might mean a more welcoming attitude to the sort of fundamental reform that has long been recognised as essential for more efficient, money saving procurement of all services and products by the public sector.

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.

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.

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

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. Learn about LEAN construction p lanning, procurement, and project delivery.

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.

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.

Relationship-based Construction – Integrating Planning, Procurement, & Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

A clear and primary focus on building a relationship-based construction planning, procurement, and project delivery system has proven to consistently enable quality repair, renovation, and new builds to be delivered on-time on on-budget.

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.

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

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.

Early estimates only part of the procurement problem

Construction Law

The UK’s poor procurement practices are highlighted yet again by the news that the £19bn Crossrail project can’t be completed with the money available to the project. Blog and Comment COVID-19 Crossrail National Audit Office procurement

RELATIONSHIP-BASED CONSTRUCTION PLANNING, PROCUREMENT, AND PROJECT DELIVERY

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RELATIONSHIP-BASED CONSTRUCTION PLANNING, PROCUREMENT, AND PROJECT DELIVERY is the only proven method to consistently drive best value outcomes. The post RELATIONSHIP-BASED CONSTRUCTION PLANNING, PROCUREMENT, AND PROJECT DELIVERY appeared first on 4BT.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Procurement needs more competition and transparency

Construction Law

Public sector procurement has always been a focus of interest to Construction Law and in recent years recognition of the need for reform has been growing. Recent years have seen several attempts at procurement reform, focussing on contract management, increasing competition, boosting transparency of procurement and strengthening social value in the process of contracting out. To meet its targets the government has made changes to procurement policy.

RELATIONSHIP-BASED CONSTRUCTION PLANNING, PROCUREMENT, AND PROJECT DELIVERY

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RELATIONSHIP-BASED CONSTRUCTION PLANNING, PROCUREMENT, AND PROJECT DELIVERY is the only proven method to consistently drive best value outcomes. The post RELATIONSHIP-BASED CONSTRUCTION PLANNING, PROCUREMENT, AND PROJECT DELIVERY appeared first on 4BT.

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. A LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery environment enables service providers to earn a reasonable return on their work over the duration of the program.

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.

Multi-challenges forcing pace on procurement reform

Construction Law

Major procurement changes will surely come as a result of all of these pressures, most of them long overdue and recognised as having been good ideas for some time, but probably hastened by the impact of the pandemic.

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.

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. 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.