Changes - Early Identification is Key

Early identification of changes and conflicts is the first key to success.

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The capability to identify changes and conflicts early in the process is a combination of organizational structure, systems, management, training, and coaching.  

Change Management: Early Identification of Changes and Profitability. Earlier is Always Better.

In general, the earlier you can identify changes and conflicts, the higher the customer satisfaction and profitability.  

Which Project Manager in your company is best at early identification? Which Estimator? Field Supervisor?

What can you do to close the gaps between them and others on your team?  

Scalability is not about what one person can do on your team but what the collective average performance capabilities are. 


Change Orders
Change orders are a fact of life in construction. Improve profitability, cash flow and customer satisfaction by effectively managing changes. Build a foundation for success with 12 steps to improve pricing and 11 negotiating strategies for the whole project team....

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For contractors to manage changes effectively, they must understand the entire change management workflow up through the project owner’s approval and payment process.
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Some of the impacts you see on a project are not as clear as a design change, conflict, or obviously changed condition. Some impacts, such as poor project sequencing or congested work areas are hard to notice if you don’t have good tracking systems.