Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 10: Where to Start?

This blog is part of the Collaborative Working Champions series of ten blogs on Modern Collaborative Working We have repeatedly asserted during this series that holistic disruptive change is necessary to achieve superior value outcomes.  Intuitively this feels right, but is there any evidence to support this?  That’s a question we asked ourselves when we were developing a … Continue reading “Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 10: Where to Start?”

Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 9: Stripping Out Waste

This blog is part of the Collaborative Working Champions series of ten blogs on Modern Collaborative Working In the process world repetition is king and nowhere more so than for those who manufacture components and products.  These are the masters of optimisation and efficiency.  In a 24/7 manufacturing plant being able to shave a very small portion off … Continue reading “Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 9: Stripping Out Waste”

Modern Collaborative Working: The top 10 of what to do and how to do it.

The Collaborative Working Champions of Constructing Excellence have identified 10 themes as most essential in achieving superior performance from fully integrated collaborative working in the UK construction industry. These blogs look at underlying issues, how to address these and the process and behavioural changes required to achieve sustained and dramatic improvement. They draw on experiences … Continue reading “Modern Collaborative Working: The top 10 of what to do and how to do it.”

SCF – Intelligent Supply Chain Management

SCF’s core motivation is to increase value to the public sector through intelligent and responsible management of construction projects. During the four generations of the framework, we’ve made and exceeded progressively ambitious targets for employment and skills, apprentices, trades and graduates, but more recently we’ve concentrated on being closer to our supply chain, to support … Continue reading “SCF – Intelligent Supply Chain Management”

Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 8: Working with Cost (Price and Value)

This blog is part of the Collaborative Working Champions series of ten blogs on Modern Collaborative Working Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, as the saying goes, meaning each of us has our own personal scale of what we find attractive and what we don’t. Sometimes our scale agrees with that of others … Continue reading “Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 8: Working with Cost (Price and Value)”

Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 7: The Value of Realism

This blog is part of the Collaborative Working Champions series of ten blogs on Modern Collaborative Working No one wants to pay more for something than they need to, but how much is the right amount?  The purpose of the tender process is to obtain prices from people who have different cost bases and possibly … Continue reading “Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 7: The Value of Realism”

Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 6: Making a Difference

This blog is part of the Collaborative Working Champions series of ten blogs on Modern Collaborative Working In November 1998 the Construction Task Force under the chairmanship of Sir John Egan published Rethinking Construction.  Like Latham’s Constructing the Team in 1994, this report was intended to achieve fundamental change in the UK construction industry.  It … Continue reading “Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 6: Making a Difference”

Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 5: Achieving Change

This blog is part of the Collaborative Working Champions series of ten blogs on Modern Collaborative Working We are now half way through our review of the ten most important themes to be adopted by those wishing to achieve integrated collaborative working in the modern construction industry.  We have looked at the drivers of the … Continue reading “Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 5: Achieving Change”

Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 4: Strategic Procurement

This blog is part of the Collaborative Working Champions series of ten blogs on Modern Collaborative Working In our last blog (#3) we looked mostly at project procurement, the challenges this creates and how this is impacted by adopting a traditional process.  For this blog were are going to take a much broader look at … Continue reading “Modern Collaborative Working; The top 10 of what to do and how to do it. Number 4: Strategic Procurement”