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Creating the Discipline of Execution

In their book “Execution, the Discipline of Getting Things Done,” authors Larry Bossidy and...

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Four Fundamentals of Highly Effective Boards

When done well, assembling a peak-performing board pays off in dividends for engineering and construction...

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Your Hotline: Building a Better Reporting Mechanism

A strong corporate culture and open lines of communication go a long way when it...

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Three Key Ingredients of an Accurate Cost-to-Complete Estimate

Trade contractors live and die by their ability to...

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Data-Driven Estimating

Create a fact-based filter for project selection and a data-driven mark-up policy that maximizes...

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Three Reasons to Embrace an Offensive and Defensive Risk Management St...

Construction projects are always unique and carry...

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Creating the Discipline of Execution

In 2002, Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan coauthored a book titled “Execution, the Discipline...

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FMI’s 2013 Prefabrication and Modularization in Construction Survey

According to FMI’s 2013 Prefabrication and Modularization in Construction Survey, only 40% of all...

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Partnering for Profitability

Since the design and construction industry embraced the partnering concept almost 25 years ago,...

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If You Want World Class Operations, Focus on the Foreman

What sets world-class contractors apart from average and struggling contractors? World-class contractors all have incredible...

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Construction Estimating Software UserView, 2013

Software Advice, a company that helps people find the right software for their companies, recently...

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The Basics of Cost-to-Complete Forecasting

For the first eight months, the project manager had been telling them that it was...

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Six Keys to Customer Service

In pursuit of a winning edge in today’s hypercompetitive construction markets, contractors have trimmed...

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Help Software Advice Evaluate the Effectiveness of Estimating Software

I was asked by Derek Singleton, managing...

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Beyond Vertical Integration: The Re-engineering of the Design and Cons...

FMI is proud to present its latest...

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Doing What You Promised, On Time

So many people are urging contractors to refrain from defaulting to the tag line...

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The Science of Efficiency and Productivity

The race to the bottom has been fierce and bloody. The current perception of the...

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Preconstruction Services Process

How organized and professional is your preconstruction services process? Here are a few ideas...

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