Just when you think specifications couldn't get any more difficult, a new breed comes in at full force to amplify your pain points: owner specifications. While many construction project specifications come attached to drawings and … about Owner Selections: The ‘Other’ Kind of Construction Specifications
Subcontractors have bigger challenges with cash flow than many other construction project participants; they are close to dead last in the payment line, and their work progress is easily affected by others. The relationship subs … about Money Talks…Why Does Yours Keep Saying “Goodbye”?
Many business processes were born with paper documents, making the two dependent on one another. So if those processes don’t change, the paper stays. The other process problem is that when companies started converting from … about Why Paperless Construction is Taking its Sweet Time
Quality is in the eye of the beholder, and that’s what often leads to disputes. People perceive quality differently, and that’s what makes it very important to have well-defined objective quality criteria. If specifications require … about 99 Problems, is Quality One of Them?
According to KPMG’s Global Business Continuity Management Program Benchmarking Study, nearly 60% of businesses experienced a severe weather event between 2013-2014 that caused them to activate back up plans to keep their businesses running. Especially … about Planning for the Worst Sets You Up for The Best
Two terms in construction estimating often get entangled––General Requirements and General Conditions, and many in construction view them as being one in the same. But this is far from the truth.
Everything from the site plan, to punch lists and RFIs, to detailed call-outs are part of construction drawings—the lifeblood of the AEC industry. Drawings convey the reality of a design concept that construction teams then … about 5 Drawing Management Mistakes You’re Making and How to Avoid Them
This week is OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down, organized to place awareness around accidents on the jobsite. The scary truth is that construction is one of the most dangerous industries in the United States. Quality and … about 5 Questions with Procore’s Quality and Safety Product Manager
Workplace safety should not be taken lightly as a task that forever remains on the to-do list without ever getting checked off as complete. Every company should have a safety plan in place with someone, … about Safety Management and Procore
Mark Weeks, a Product Manager at Procore, discusses how Procore can help improve your quality performance with its cloud-based document management, collaborative environment, and Inspections Tool. Mark Weeks is responsible for developing and enhancing Procore … about Quality Performance Management and Procore