Cloud Facilities Management – Free Version

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Building in Cloud – Important news and a completely free version for facilities managers The new version of Building in Cloud aims to further improve the productivity of our solution by increasing performance in three key areas: 1. AIM (Asset Information Model) The new Asset management capabilities increase the value of BIM data model. When importing one […]

2017 International Construction Cost Data Report

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The 2017 International Construction Cost Data Report puts New York City at the top of the list.  International Construction Cost Data Report 2017 Quality, locally researched detailed line item construction cost data is critical to measurably improved construction outcomes in adding to teams integrated by LEAN construction delivery processes such as IPD and JOC.  

Why the BIM Revolution Fizzled

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The “BIM Revolution” fizzled since technology was never the problem.   The primary challenges facing the AECOO sector are due to lack of owner leadership and competency… The adoption of BIM as a tool to efficiently manage the life-cycle of built structures requires a full understanding of LEAN collaborative processes as they apply to asset total […]

LEAN Construction Delivery for Renovation, Repair, and Minor New Projects

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Real property owners, facilities management, contractors, AEs, and building users are rightly worried about the rising costs of getting the numerous renovation, repair, and minor new construction projects completed. Simply carrying on in business as usual fashion is a recipe for continued waste, inefficiency, and dissatisfaction for all participants. The AECOO (Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Owner, […]

Job Order Contracting Done Right

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Job Order Contracting done right with What is 4BT OpenJOC Building in Cloud? Just for starters… Project Management Measurably improve your organization’s construction project management activities with 4BT OpenJOC Building in Cloud’s powerful tools. Project team management Internal and external team members gain instant authorized access to current information to share and manage tasks and […]

FREE Project, Construction, Facilities Management Software

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FREE Project, Construction, Facilities Management Software… No credit cards, no gimmicks., period. Improve your team’s efficiency and have all the information and documents for your buildings and projects at your fingertips. No installation required (access with any Internet browser) No credit card required Create your free account and start working right away All your information […]

JOC Tutorial #71 – Terms

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(a) “Adjustment factor” / “coefficient+ –  job order contractor’s competitively bid adjustment to the organizations prices as published in the current unit price book.  Typically within a range of 0.80 to 1.20. (b) “Indefinite quantity” means one or more of the construction tasks listed in the unit price book. (c) “Job order” –  a firm, fixed priced, lump-sum […]