New Norms for the Construction Industry: Building for Success in the Decade Ahead Interview with Rick DutmerHost: Ted Garrison
Rick Dutmer, a managing director of FMI Capital Advisors, recommends that people look at the new delivery approaches to construction which offer the possibility of improving performance and saving money. Listen to him discuss this idea and other important issues that will impact the construction industry.
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 08:59
Why JOC? Interview with Rick FarragHost: Ted Garrison
The biggest benefit from JOC is the long-term relationship it builds, reports Rick Farrag, the Chairman of the Center for Job Order Contracting Excellence and director of operations of KBR. He added that JOC works because the owner and the contractor work together to establish the scope of work. To learn more about JOC listen to his complete interview.
Wednesday, 14 July 2010 05:30
Why Collaboration Is a Better Option Don Vercruysse, JrHost: Ted Garrison
“Changing the environment on a project is about starting at home and working on your own organization,” advises Don Vercruysse, Jr, a principal in Mark Allan & Associates. He adds that if your organization is collaborative and you team up with other collaborative organization it’s natural for people to collaborate. Listen to this and other advice on the benefits of improved collaboration on projects.
Tuesday, 12 January 2010 07:01
Partnering: A New Approach to Project Delivery Interview with Charles Garbutt & Jeff ArlingtonHost: Ted Garrison
The construction industry needs to find creative ways to improve the value it delivers. Charles Garbutt, founder of Garbutt Construction, and Jeff Arlington, Vice President of The Christman Company, discuss the benefits and challenges of two contractors working together when they are significantly difference in size. Come Listen to these two construction experts discuss this topic in an eye opening and frank discussion.
Friday, 01 May 2009 00:00
The Benefits of Collaborative Project Management Interview with Mark MillichHost: Ted Garrison
Up to 50 percent of the time architectural documents don’t reflect the owner’s requirements – something is missing. Listen to Mark Millich, principle of Mark Allan & Associates, explain how a collaborative approach to design and construction can produce better projects for owners. Millich brings real life examples to the discussion and explains how the process works.