Today’s construction managers rely on sophisticated data management software systems to help them plan, schedule, and monitor their projects. With the correct management systems in place, managers have the ability to see problems as they are heading toward them rather than passing them unnoticed. Recognizing potentially costly problems or events, and managing them contemporaneously, is a key controlling project resources and time. Exponent’s Construction Consulting professionals assist its clients in developing comprehensive data management systems or help to augment their current systems.
Submittals, Requests for Information (RFI), Proposed Change Orders (PCO), Change Orders (C/O), meeting minutes, daily reports and drawings are a few of the data intense forms of construction documentation. Collecting, maintaining and disseminating these documents is key to monitoring, evaluating the progress of the work, and the decisions making process. Exponent’s Construction Consulting professionals can develop and analysis these electronic systems to identify potential trends and assist in documenting potential entitlement and damages related to project delay and impacts.
If disputes arise, identifying, collecting, and analyzing information gathered in these electronic formats requires specialized skills. Exponent’s Construction Consultants are experienced with the latest construction software and data formats, and they understand how that electronic information is used to support or refute construction claims.