How to Improve the Process of Issuing Notice of Constructive Change for Additional Work

How to Improve the Process of Issuing Notice of Constructive Change for Additional Work

A constructive change occurs when the project owner, by its actions, changes the contract without specifically adhering to the requirements...
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How to Build a Proactive Claim Notices Solution in Construction Projects

How to Build a Proactive Claim Notices Solution in Construction Projects

Construction claims in capital projects is on the rise and they need to be managed like the many other project...
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Biddability and Constructability Reviews for Construction Projects

Biddability and Constructability Reviews for Construction Projects

Most engineering consultants have limited experience in how a project gets built compared to contractors nor to bid for a...
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Documenting the Management of the Substantial Completion Process in Construction Projects

Documenting the Management of the Substantial Completion Process in Construction Projects

Substantial Completion refers to a stage of a construction or building project or a designated portion of the project that...
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How Can A Project Management Information System Support the After-the-Fact Constructive Acceleration Claim Analysis?

How Can A Project Management Information System Support the After-the-Fact Constructive Acceleration Claim Analysis?

Accelerating a project delivery is one of the very expensive decisions that could encounter a capital project. Acceleration cost include...
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Inspection Checklists for Static and Rotating Equipment on Construction Sites

Inspection Checklists for Static and Rotating Equipment on Construction Sites

It is common for construction projects that the contractor’s scope of work will include installing static and rotating equipment as...
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Creating Bullet-Proof After-the-Fact As-Built Schedules Using Construction Site Daily Reports

Creating Bullet-Proof After-the-Fact As-Built Schedules Using Construction Site Daily Reports

One of the greatest challenges that face an organization, that is involved in submitting or defending an extension of time...
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Creating Bullet-Proof After-the-Fact As-Built Schedules Using Construction Site Daily Reports

Creating Bullet-Proof After-the-Fact As-Built Schedules Using Construction Site Daily Reports

One of the greatest challenges that faces an organization who is involved in submitting or defending an extension of time...
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Documenting, Monitoring and Tracking Verbal Instructions in Construction Projects

Documenting, Monitoring and Tracking Verbal Instructions in Construction Projects

Most construction contract agreements provided the site supervision consultant with the authority to issue oral instructions to the contractor. Those...
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Using Project Management Information System for Integrated Earned Value Management Reporting

Using Project Management Information System for Integrated Earned Value Management Reporting

For those involved in delivering capital projects they are always keen on ensuring that their approved project budget is respected...
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Managing, Monitoring and Evaluating Request for Site Inspections for Construction Works

Managing, Monitoring and Evaluating Request for Site Inspections for Construction Works

One of the reasons for change orders that are attributed to the site supervision consultant action is the inappropriate rejection...
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Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting on Concrete Pour in Construction Projects Using Checklists

Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting on Concrete Pour in Construction Projects Using Checklists

No one can deny the high cost, delays and wasted effort of rework for poor quality of work. This is...
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Objective Evaluation and Appraisal of Engineering Consultants Performance on Capital Projects

Objective Evaluation and Appraisal of Engineering Consultants Performance on Capital Projects

Project Owners need to monitor their engineering consultant’s performance throughout a contract stages of design and construction supervision. In addition,...
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Using Construction Claims Analysis Checklists to Improve Preparing or Defending Construction Claims

Using Construction Claims Analysis Checklists to Improve Preparing or Defending Construction Claims

One of the key challenges that faces organizations involved in delivering capital projects when preparing or defending construction claims is...
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How Can Digital Transformation of Capital Projects Enable Achieving Lean Construction Management?

How Can Digital Transformation of Capital Projects Enable Achieving Lean Construction Management?

In addition to applying Lean Manufacturing principles to on-site construction activities, it is important also to implement those principles to...
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How to Use Project Management Information System to Calculate Project Cost Performance Indices

How to Use Project Management Information System to Calculate Project Cost Performance Indices

For capital projects owners, there are two key performance indices that are widely used when it comes to reporting the...
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Enforcing the Very Much-Needed Transparency and Accountability in Managing, Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Capital Projects Performance

Enforcing the Very Much-Needed Transparency and Accountability in Managing, Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Capital Projects Performance

One of the key challenges that faces capital project owners is how to ensure transparency and accountability when it comes...
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The Watermelon Syndrome in Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Capital Projects Status and Performance

The Watermelon Syndrome in Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Capital Projects Status and Performance

Today most projects’ reported performance tends will be all Green on the surface, but we know that most likely from...
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How Can a Project Management Information System Provide Early Warning Signs of Distressed Projects?

How Can a Project Management Information System Provide Early Warning Signs of Distressed Projects?

For many, the term “distressed” is used to represent a project that is almost 20% off its originally approved planned...
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How to Have an Environmental Demobilization Checklist to Ensure Comprehensive Demobilization and Site Reclamation

How to Have an Environmental Demobilization Checklist to Ensure Comprehensive Demobilization and Site Reclamation

One of the required project management processes during the turnover and closeout phase of a capital project is to complete...
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