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How a PMIS Helps You Improve the Ready-for-Claim Construction Project Schedule

How a PMIS Helps You Improve the Ready-for-Claim Construction Project Schedule

No one can deny that project schedules are becoming part of almost every claim or dispute that might arise on...
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Getting the Needed Project Documentation to Help Your Construction Claims

Getting the Needed Project Documentation to Help Your Construction Claims

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM My first exposure to construction claims was back in 1982 when I...
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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?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Accelerating a project delivery is one of the very expensive decisions that could...
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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

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the greatest challenges that faces an organization who is involved...
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Preparing or Defending Construction Claims with Construction Claims Analysis Checklists

Preparing or Defending Construction Claims with Construction Claims Analysis Checklists

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the key challenges that faces organizations involved in delivering capital projects...
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Why Daily Reports Are Crucial for Lost Productivity Claims Analysis

Why Daily Reports Are Crucial for Lost Productivity Claims Analysis

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Claims of ‘lost productivity’ and associated additional costs are one of the...
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Using Project Management Information System to Support the Management of the ICC Arbitration Process

Using Project Management Information System to Support the Management of the ICC Arbitration Process

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM For construction projects where arbitration is specified in the contract agreements as...
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How Building Information Modelling (BIM) Provides the Needed Interactive Visualization When It Comes to Reporting Disruption Event Claims on Construction Projects?

How Building Information Modelling (BIM) Provides the Needed Interactive Visualization When It Comes to Reporting Disruption Event Claims on Construction Projects?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Disruption claims are very common on construction projects but they are difficult...
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How to Ensure Issuing the Right Notice of Access Delay Letters on Construction Projects When Needed?

How to Ensure Issuing the Right Notice of Access Delay Letters on Construction Projects When Needed?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM The FIDIC Conditions of Contracts are used extensively on construction projects in...
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How Can Contractors Increase the Value of Opportunities that Third-Party Funding of Construction Claim Preparation and Pursuance Will Bring to Them?

How Can Contractors Increase the Value of Opportunities that Third-Party Funding of Construction Claim Preparation and Pursuance Will Bring to Them?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM In our last article, we have addressed the actions that project owners...
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Third Party Funding of Construction Claims Preparation and Pursuance: The Threats they Bring to Project Owners, Opportunities for Contractors and New Business Offerings for Claims Consultants

Third Party Funding of Construction Claims Preparation and Pursuance: The Threats they Bring to Project Owners, Opportunities for Contractors and New Business Offerings for Claims Consultants

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM The recent trend of third-party entities providing funding for contractors to prepare,...
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Capturing and Documenting As-Planned Schedule, As-Built Schedule and Periodical Updates Needed for the After-the-Fact Schedule Delay Analysis Methods on Construction Projects

Capturing and Documenting As-Planned Schedule, As-Built Schedule and Periodical Updates Needed for the After-the-Fact Schedule Delay Analysis Methods on Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM On construction projects, schedule delay claims that affect the project completion date...
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Managing, Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Claim Submissions on Construction Projects

Managing, Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Claim Submissions on Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Construction claims in capital projects are on the rise and they need...
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Documenting and Reporting Disruption Events on Construction Projects Using Daily Reports

Documenting and Reporting Disruption Events on Construction Projects Using Daily Reports

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM With the growing trend of capital project owners’ preference to adopt the...
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Managing, Monitoring and Evaluating Extension of Time Requests (EOT) in Construction Projects

Managing, Monitoring and Evaluating Extension of Time Requests (EOT) in Construction Projects

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM On construction projects, time extensions may be requested for a variety of...
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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?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM A constructive change occurs when the project owner, by its actions, changes the...
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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?

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM Construction claims in capital projects is on the rise and they need to...
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Sharing and Transferring Knowledge and Best Practices in Construction Claims Analysis for EPC Projects By Using Checklists

Sharing and Transferring Knowledge and Best Practices in Construction Claims Analysis for EPC Projects By Using Checklists

Written by Bassam Samman, PMP, PSP, EVP, GPM One of the key challenges that faces organizations involved in delivering capital...
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