The Five Low-Hanging Fruits that Each Entity Should Aim for When Starting the Journey of Digital Transformation for Managing, Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Performance of Capital Construction Projects

The term “low-hanging fruit” is a commonly-used metaphor for doing the simplest or easiest work first requiring little or no effort, or for a quick fix that produces ripe, delectable results. Entities who are considering digital transformation for managing, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting performance of their capital construction projects’ portfolio Read more…

Using Cost Estimate Checklists to Ensure the Quality of the Estimated Capital Project Cost During the Engineering Design Phases

The Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) defines cost estimate as the process of developing an approximation of the monetary resources needed to complete project activities. The key benefit of this process is that it determines the amount of cost required to complete project work. Cost Read more…

Auditing the Process for Selecting the Design Consultant on Capital Projects Delivery

One of the standard practices for capital project owners in public and private sectors is outsourcing the design development scope of work to a qualified design consultant, also known as Architect/Engineer (A/E). The design development scope of work will usually include concept design (unless another Architect carried this out), schematic Read more…