Facilities Procurement 101

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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!

GREEN Facilities Management and Procurement Practices

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Via Four BT, LLC – www.4bt.us – Integrated planning, procurement, and project delivery solutions for the built environment. Learn more… The post GREEN Facilities Management and Procurement Practices appeared first on 4BT.

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Public Procurement Professionals

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Enhancing Integrity in Public Procurement, requires public sector procurement professionals to improve their performance in achieving efficiency and advancing public policy objectives. contact-form] The post Public Procurement Professionals appeared first on 4BT.

Construction Procurement – Accelerate Change, or Fail

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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.

Social value a procurement challenge

Construction Law

Little attention has been given to the proposed legislative shake up of the UK’s public sector procurement that went before the House of Lords for second reading in late May. It is that obviously flawed process that the new Procurement Bill aims to reform. Blog and Comment procurement

Improving the PROCURMENT MODEL for Facilities Repair, Renovation, Maintenance and Construction

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Improving the PROCURMENT MODEL for Facilities Repair, Renovation, Maintenance and Construction begins with a gap analysis, a quantitative review of the current situation and a target of how things can be when improved. The procurement model is broken.

Traditional construction procurement methods can endanger building safety

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Traditional construction procurement methods can endanger building safety, while an integrated, less adversarial approach can consistently improve safety and quality, while significantly reducing cost and delivery time. safety Construction Procurement

Backpedalling on procurement reform

Construction Law

Some encouraging activity has been seen on the public procurement front recently, all well reported on in Construction Law. The Minister seems to have decided to set about reforming procurement first.

JOC Program Procurement

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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.

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

Guide to Construction Services Procurement and Management

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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.

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 Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery Solution

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Consistent delivery of quality repair, renovation, maintenance, and new build projects on time and on budget is possible using an integrated planning, procurement, and project delivery solution.

Collaborative Construction Procurement Planning and Project Delivery = Best Value Outcomes

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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.

Innovative Solution Integrates Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery to Improve Construction Productivity

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The innovative 4BT OpenBuild/OpenJOC(TM) Framework integrates planning, procurement, and project delivery to improve construction productivity. The post Innovative Solution Integrates Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery to Improve Construction Productivity appeared first on 4BT.

The disadvantages of having a construction acquisition/procurement plan lacking granularity

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There are major disadvantages of having a construction acquisition/procurement plan lacking granularity. via www.4bt.us – The post The disadvantages of having a construction acquisition/procurement plan lacking granularity appeared first on 4BT.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Procurement opportunity must be grasped

Construction Law

Procurement related guidance and advice has been coming thick and fast in recent weeks. Contributions were also made by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Procurement Advisory Group.

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.

Value-based Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

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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 LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery for Owners and Design-Builders

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contact-form] www.4bt.us – Integrated LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery solutions. The post Integrated LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery for Owners and Design-Builders appeared first on 4BT.

Report highlights need for procurement overview

Construction Law

The surprise may be the restraint shown by the NAO in identifying issues, as those with even a passing familiarity with government procurement could come up with many more in the management of procurement processes alone. Blog and Comment Carillion National Audit Office procurement

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

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.

Combatting climate change could also boost procurement skills

Construction Law

The government intention is to embed net zero across government activity, with net zero taken into account during the procurement process, which it is hoped will lead to greener supply chains. If anything improves the performance of public sector procurement, it is surely to be welcomed.

Our Broken Procurement System

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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Statewide e-Bidding Laws Set New Trend for Heavy Civil Construction & Procurement

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Electronic bidding for infrastructure construction projects and general procurement is surging in popularity across the country

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 Solution

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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.

Remove Construction Barriers to Efficient Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

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It’s now easier that ever to Remove Construction Barriers to Efficient Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery… that, in the past, have resulted in rampant waste and poor satisfaction for everyone involved.