Process Mapping in Construction

Construction companies have historically not invested as much time or effort in optimizing process in project accounting and other back office functions. One tool a contractor can use to create both consistency and efficiency is process mapping. Process mapping has the power to make tangible and viewable something that generally exists only in the minds of the participants. More importantly, it can provide a full picture of a series of repeated events that often involve many individuals who are often unaware of the other steps that precede or follow his or her contribution. There are several potential advantages of adopting process mapping in process protocol … 

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Learning from Experiences of the Past - Turning a Crisis into an Opportunity

Even as the economic outlook is starting to look a little brighter, nearly all businesses face unprecedented amounts of uncertainty about the future. This anxiety is even more acute in the construction industry, where financing remains tight and investment delays means projects are slowed or cancelled outright. Most of the companies that have survived through the financial panic of 2008 and the ensuing years of recession have emerged stronger, if not battle-scarred. The trick to surviving the next few years, as the economy stabilizes and improves, is learning from the experiences of the past and applying that wisdom to the future. Here are some lessons that every Contractor should take to heart to help survive the ups and downs of the upcoming years...

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Communicate, Collaborate and Access – The Key Ingredients for a Successful PPP

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are the most complex form of alliances. The different objectives of the parties involved can definitely cause friction. Partners are often working together for the first time, and there is often a difference in the way processes are performed. Perhaps the most complex aspect of a PPP is that each partner already has their own capabilities in place to handle the financial and operational aspects, and they all have a reasonable expectation of having access to that information in real-time.

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