Convention slated for collaborative project management
The Alliancing Association of Australasia (AAA) and the Lean Construction Institute have combined forces to present a convention that will address the future of relationship contracting in infrastructure throughout Australasia.
Improving project governance in relationship contracts
Is your governance team finding the right balance between strategic and operational involvement in your project or program? Do they understand the distinction between governance and leadership? If you think there is room for improvement, you are not alone.
Getting results from alliances
It is performance evaluation time on your typical collaborative infrastructure contract. Most who have been there will be familiar with the scramble to gather data and evidence, present it winningly and then refine and improve performance based on the management team’s evaluation and feedback.
Alliancing benefits and challenges in infrastructure projects
Alliance contracting offers an unprecedented way to create a strong synergy between partners to deliver a project too complex for traditional ‘hard dollar’ procurement and delivery methods. It brings together several organisations including the client, such as a government infrastructure agency or utility; and non-owner participants such as a civil engineering firm and a constructor, as well as technical specialists as required.
Alliancing trends towards Early Contractor Involvement
More than 12 years of alliance contracting in Australasia’s public infrastructure sector has yielded a range of relationship-based models to successfully deliver projects. The Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) contracting methodology in Australia is a unique form of collaborative contracting, inspired by the UK’s Highways Agency. ECI contracting has rapidly gained popularity since Queensland’s Department of […]