The Value that Adding a Third “S” Will Bring to the Famous K.I.S.S. Principle

The Value that Adding a Third “S” Will Bring to the Famous K.I.S.S. Principle

For many, the KISS acronym means, for a less offensive meaning, "keep it simple and straightforward" for which it is...
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Using Design Coordination Checklists to Ensure Integration of Design Solution in Capital Projects

Using Design Coordination Checklists to Ensure Integration of Design Solution in Capital Projects

Design coordination is a broad term describing the integration of designs prepared by different members of the project design team...
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Managing the Tender Opening Process for Construction Projects

Managing the Tender Opening Process for Construction Projects

Most Project Owners, and in particular those in the public sector, requires that bids be opened in public or with...
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Managing Employer Complaints in Construction Projects

Managing Employer Complaints in Construction Projects

Project Owners, or as contractually known as “Employer”, is one of the most critical stakeholders that needs to be managed...
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How Can Project Management Office (PMO) Use Checklists to Audit Their ISO 10006 and ISO 21500 Compliance?

How Can Project Management Office (PMO) Use Checklists to Audit Their ISO 10006 and ISO 21500 Compliance?

One of the roles of a Project Management Office (PMO) is to ensure that project management best practices and standards...
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Achieving Compliance While Taking Advantage of the New FIDIC 2017 Programme Clauses

Achieving Compliance While Taking Advantage of the New FIDIC 2017 Programme Clauses

The FIDIC 2017 edition had made significant expansion of the programme (project schedule) requirements that is part of clause 8,...
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Taking Over Certificates for Completed Works in Construction Projects

Taking Over Certificates for Completed Works in Construction Projects

Under the FIDIC red book contract, the taking over certificate is issued by the Engineer in accordance with Clause 10...
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Can Reporting Construction Projects’ Portfolio Performance Sometimes be as Challenging as Herding Cats?

Can Reporting Construction Projects’ Portfolio Performance Sometimes be as Challenging as Herding Cats?

For many organizations, getting a meaningful real-time single version of the truth of their construction projects’ portfolio performance could be...
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Enforcing Formal Post Project Review for Completed Capital Projects Before Formal Closeout

Enforcing Formal Post Project Review for Completed Capital Projects Before Formal Closeout

The purpose of the Post Project Review (PPR) is to review the completed project and find lessons learnt on what...
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The Monthly Health, Safety and Environment Audit on Construction Projects

The Monthly Health, Safety and Environment Audit on Construction Projects

One of the requirements of Project Health, Safety and Environment Management Plan (PHSEMP) is for the Project Owner’s authorized representation...
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The Need to Have a Single Version of the Truth of the Capital Project Entities and Stakeholders Directory

The Need to Have a Single Version of the Truth of the Capital Project Entities and Stakeholders Directory

One of the key requirements for a construction project is to have what is known the construction project directory. This...
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Ensuring Trust Worthy Auditable Information for Capital Assets Valuation

Ensuring Trust Worthy Auditable Information for Capital Assets Valuation

One of the growing requirements for financial institutions who provide finance for capital projects is to have a periodical valuation...
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Creating, Monitoring and Evaluating Safety Risk Register on Construction Projects

Creating, Monitoring and Evaluating Safety Risk Register on Construction Projects

One of the key requirements for a project Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) management plan is to have a risk...
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Automating Alerts for Delayed Review and Approval Actions in Project Management Processes in Construction Projects

Automating Alerts for Delayed Review and Approval Actions in Project Management Processes in Construction Projects

One of the main objectives of using Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) like PMWeb is to automate the submit, review...
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How Can the Project Integrated Schedule Become the Backbone for Enforcing Timely Decisions and Approvals for Communications in Capital Projects Delivery?

How Can the Project Integrated Schedule Become the Backbone for Enforcing Timely Decisions and Approvals for Communications in Capital Projects Delivery?

One of the key reasons for claims and disputes in capital projects is attributed to delayed decisions and approvals. Those...
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Managing the Notice to Proceed Letter in Construction Projects

Managing the Notice to Proceed Letter in Construction Projects

Once the contract is fully executed, a written Notice to Proceed (NTP) is issued to the Contractor to commence the...
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How to Have a Quick Map Centric Projects Performance Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Solution?

How to Have a Quick Map Centric Projects Performance Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Solution?

Organizations who have projects spread across different geographical locations within the same country or even across multiple countries and continents...
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Managing, Monitoring and Reporting Issues Resolution in Capital Projects Delivery

Managing, Monitoring and Reporting Issues Resolution in Capital Projects Delivery

Unlike project risk which is the possibility of a problem that has not occurred yet, and if it occurs it...
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How can a Project Management Information System Provide You with an Audit Trail Your Everyday Project Information?

How can a Project Management Information System Provide You with an Audit Trail Your Everyday Project Information?

One of the key advantages that Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) like PMWeb provides for those involved in delivering capital...
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Managing Queries During the Tender Period on Construction Projects

Managing Queries During the Tender Period on Construction Projects

During the tendering period, it is very common for the invited bidders to raise queries or clarifications if the information...
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