New Norms for the Construction Industry: Building for Success in the Decade Ahead Interview with Rick DutmerHost: Ted Garrison
Rick Dutmer, a managing director of FMI Capital Advisors, recommends that people look at the new delivery approaches to construction which offer the possibility of improving performance and saving money. Listen to him discuss this idea and other important issues that will impact the construction industry.
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 00:00
Sustainability... Making it Work and Making it Cost Effective Interview with Jeff BakerHost: Ted Garrison
Jeff Baker, Director, Office of Laboratory Operations, for Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), offered some great advice, “Once you pick your team and you have confidence in their ability and you sign the contract, you really need to get out of the way.” Listen to Baker explain why this approach is the right approach.
Friday, 13 July 2012 00:00
What Can We Learn From Contractors In Canada Interview with Michael AtkinsonHost: Ted Garrison
Michael Atkinson provides insight into the conditions of the construction industry from a Canadian perspective. Canada faces many of the same challenges that U.S. contractors face. Listen how Michael, President of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), explains how he and the association are addressing these issues.
Friday, 15 June 2012 00:00
Construction Leadership from A to Z Interview with Wally AdamchikHost: Ted Garrison
“Like in any relationship, we earn respect one interaction at a time, when we demonstrate interest in the other,” declares leadership expert Wally Adamchik. Listen as he offers sound advice on how to improve your leadership abilities by focusing on your interactions.
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 04:00
Performance Information Procurement System (PIPS): Phase I Interview with Jacob KashiwagiHost: Ted Garrison
Jacob Kashiwagi of Performance Based Studies Research Group (PBSRG) recommends the use of PIPS to evaluate contractors based on their ability to look ahead and identify the risks and potential value adds. He states that PBSRG has found that only experts can look ahead and given the chance will stand out from the competition.