Employees Alone Together

The Wall Street Journal ran an article on virtual workers and the teams they formed. The introduction described a virtual team conference and cocktail hour consisting of team members distributed all around the country. They all had webcams and could see each other. This trend will continue. It is inevitable. Many firms have become more […]

An Interesting Wrinkle

The U.S. Post Office’s focus on attracting more advertisers to use standard mail to increase the advertiser’s website traffic is interesting. This is the best attempt at innovation I’ve seen from this government entity that is currently bleeding over 8 billion dollars a year of OUR money. How many of us would benefit from this type of […]

People Build Buildings, That’s Why Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Makes Sense

We all know people build buildings, not software or work processes. Why, then, is the industry primarily focused on developing software tools such as building information modeling (BIM) and adapting work processes such as lean building (LEAN) to enable team members to work together more effectively? BIM and LEAN are important, but will they change […]