How Three Contractors Expanded Thin Profit Margins
This article is from the webpage of American Express.
The key to keeping your cash flow positive in shifting circumstances is flexibility."
When Should Contractors say no to new Business?
This article is written by Kim Slowey, Construction Dive.
experienced contractors warn there are a number of good reasons not to take on too much."
Blending Lean and CPM Scheduling for a Competitive Advantage
By Mark Jenkins, Director of Engineering & Construction Product Strategy, Oracle, on the Engineering News-Record website.
It is time to harness the exponential power of cloud-based tools that combine the key capabilities of the time-tested CPM approach with those of Lean Construction."...
The True Cost of Project Delay
From the website of the Engineering News-Record and White Paper/Deltek.com
The average delay caused by a widespread event seems to fall somewhere in the 20 percent to 30 percent range. So what does that mean in terms of costs?"
Qualities of an Effective Project Manager
From the website of the Engineering News-Record
Effective project management is at the core of great project-based firms. Here are 10 things every project manager should be doing to be highly effective."
5 Ways Project Information Management Increases Productivity and Reduces Risk
From the website of Engineering News-Record
Here are five reasons your firm should strongly consider a better strategy for Project Information Management."
5 Trends Shaping the Future of Offsite Construction
Article by Author, Mary Tyler March of Construction Dive.
It is much more efficient for an owner, developing properties in multiple regions, to contract with one or two modular factories rather than trying to find workers in several labor markets..."
Report: Design-Build to Deliver Almost half of US Projects by 2021
This article is by Kathleen Brown the Associate Editor for Construction Dive
According to the June 2018 “Design-Build Utilization” report, DB methods will represent nearly half, or 44%, of construction put-in-place ..."
What are the Benefits of Energy-Efficient Building Programs?
By BPT, The Los Angeles Times
Net-zero buildings, passive houses and LEED-certified buildings are the most widespread energy-efficiency programs adopted by North Americans."
Owners Are Reluctant to Use Prefab and Modular Options, Study Says
This article was written by Engineering-News Record's (ENR), Jim Parsons.
Owners’ aversion to risk and their lack of knowledge about off-site construction—cited by the study as being top impediments to its adoption."