Why Contractors Could Be Facing Unprecedent Threats When Project Owners Decide to Use Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) or Document Management Systems (DMS) to Enable Formal Communication Between Project’s Parties on Their Construction Projects

For construction projects that project owners have either adopted a Project Management Information System (PMIS) or even a Document Management System (DMS) to enable formal collaboration between the project different parties, contractors could be faced with unprecedented threats if they wrongly assume that they will have access to the captured Read more…

What Measures Should Project Owners Take to Prohibit Contractors from Abusing the Request for Information Business Process on Capital Construction Projects?

In capital construction projects, a request for information (RFI) is a formal business process in which the contractor seeks clarification of plans, specifications, bill of quantities, and agreements from the consultant. While this process sounds straightforward, RFIs could be abused and become a source of delay, expense, conflict, and even Read more…

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…