What Contractors Need to Do for Clients in Today’s Marketplace Interview with Robert McCooleHost: Ted Garrison
“It’s not about construction, it’s about design,” declares Robert McCoole, VP of Facilities Resource Group of Ascension Health. The age where contractors went into their corner and pointed fingers at the architect are changing, and this is a good thing, he adds. Listen to his other interesting insights from an owner’s perspective.
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 00:00
Why Best Value Improves Projects from the Client’s Perspective Interview with Michael PerkinsHost: Ted Garrison
Mike Perkins, Associate Vice President for Capital Planning & Project Management at the University of Minnesota says, “We are looking for vendors in our process that basically have the best vision and the best ability to preplan.” Learn how the University of Minnesota is using best value to improve their procurement and project management processes.
Wednesday, 23 February 2011 00:00
What Owners Need to Do to Better Control Their Projects Interview with David SheltonHost: Ted Garrison
“The better an owner can understand what they really expect, what they really want, and what risks lie between them and satisfying that, the better they can communicate to architects, engineers, and builders,” reports David Shelton. Listen to Shelton explain how owners can better control their projects with some practical advice.
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.
Tuesday, 05 October 2010 23:58
New in International Facilities Management Association Interview with Tony KeaneHost: Bruce D’Agostino
“To do more with less is something that is here to stay. I don’t see that changing in the next 10 years,” reports Tony Keane, president and CEO International Facility Management Association. Listen to his comments about the reality of the new world and what needs to be done to survive.