e-Builder Construction Management Podcasts
By Jonathan Antevy
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Insights from construction industry experts on topics related to capital project planning, design, and construction, including the use of project management, BIM, and other software, as well as project delivery methods.
||Enabling Cost Controls for the Largest Public Works Project in the History of Minnesota - Part 2||Part 2 of 2 in this series, this podcast talks how the Metcouncil has enabled efficient and effective cost controls to have more control over contingency, change orders, project reporting, and audits.||3/20/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Enabling Cost Controls for the Largest Public Works Project in the History of Minnesota||This podcast will focus on the Metropolitan Council’s approach to Project Controls in the delivery of the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (CCLRT) project. The CCLRT project is an 11-mile corridor currently under construction with revenue service pla||3/20/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Enabling Efficient Capital Project Cost Controls - Part 1 of 2||Part 1 of 2, this podcast focuses on cost controls through a discussion with Mr. John Kavouris, Director of Construction at Columbia College Chicago. During the presentation Mr. Kavouris speaks about the challenges involved in managing construction of new||12/14/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Enabling Effective Cost Controls - 2 of 2||Part 2 of 2 - This podcast focuses on cost controls and features a discussion with Mr. John Kavouris, Director of Construction at Columbia College Chicago. During the presentation Mr. Kavouris speaks about the challenges involved in managing construction||12/5/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Impact of Today's Economic Trends on Tomorrow's Capital Projects - Part 1||This podcast series (4) Patrick Duke, Sr. Vice President with the KLMK Group, and James Vermeulen, Principal with Vermeulens Cost Consultants, share their insights on the Impact of Today’s Trends on Tomorrow’s Project Forecasting, to p||12/5/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Impact of Today's Economic Trends on Tomorrow's Project Forecasting - Part 2||Part 2 of 4 - Podcast on how today's economic trends will have an impact on future capital construction projects.||12/5/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Overview of 3D 4D Modeling and Its Use in Construction||This podcast provides an introduction to 3D and 4D modeling, and identifies practical uses of this emerging project delivery method to streamline project schedules and reduce costs. It will provide insights into why the value of 4-D extends far beyond the||8/15/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Contingency Management Best Practices - 1 of 4||This podcast is one in a series of four where Mr. Joel King, Senior Director of Campus Project Management at the University of California San Diego, discusses his approach to managing capital project contingency. Joel talks about their project delivery me||8/15/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Construction Management Software for Owners||In this podcast, part of our ongoing series on best practices around construction contingency management, Joel King with the University of California San Diego talks about the need to use project management software to enhance financial cost controls for||8/15/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||UT Southwestern Medical Center Maximizing the Benefits of BIM||This podcast highlights the BIM strategy developed for UTSW to address typical construction problems and avoid costly overruns and schedule delays on an $800 million fast-track project.||5/10/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Enabling an Integrated Project Delivery Approach - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center||In this podcast, Mr. Bob Cull, Executive Project Director for the Advanced Health Sciences Pavillion at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, discusses the approach that has enabled him to enable a more collaborative environment where all parties, including d||3/17/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Avoiding the Pitfalls of Capital Project Planning||This podcasts, sponsored by e-Builder and the KLMK Group, talks about the challenges that facility owners need to be weary of when launching a capital program, as well as some of the pitfalls to avoid that will eliminate potential cost overruns, delays, o||2/15/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Capital Project Cost Forecasting with Kip Edwards||In this podcast, Kip Edwards, VP Design and Construction at Banner Health, shares his expertise on the topic of capital project cost forecasting, and shares some quantifiable benefits achieved through an efficient process.||9/8/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Construction Risk Management for Capital Projects||This podcast features Mr. Guillermo Ramos, Director of CIP at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. In this interview Mr. Ramos talks about the risks of managing the change process in construction using Excel, and some of the benefits achie||9/8/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Capital Project Reporting Challenges||This podcast focuses on the challenges of enabling an efficient reporting process that provides capital project owners with visibility into key performance indicators.||9/8/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) with Chuck Thomsen||This podcast, part of e-Builder's Knowledge Sharing Initiative, provides insights into Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) concepts, benefits, and applications. The speaker, Chuck Thomsen, has over 35 years of experience in the AEC industry, has publis||9/8/10||Free||View In iTunes|
Excellent educational content
This is a nice series on topics related to construction executives and anyone else interested in learning more about technology trends impacting the industry.