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Owner Approach

Focused on owner’s requirements, Conspectus offers an accurate, transparent view of how decisions made during the design process will ultimately impact project cost, construction quality, and building operations.

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    Architect Approach

    Focused on architect's requirements, Conspectus offers an accurate, transparent view of how decisions made during the design process will ultimately impact project cost, construction quality, and building operations.

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      Design-Builder Approach

      Focused on design-builder's requirements, Conspectus offers an accurate, transparent view of how decisions made during the design process will ultimately impact project cost, construction quality, and building operations.

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        Construction Manager Approach

        Focused on construction manager's requirements, Conspectus offers an accurate, transparent view of how decisions made during the design process will ultimately impact project cost, construction quality, and building operations.

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          Conspectus Cloud®

          Evolving Specifications

          Solutions for Revolutionizing the AEC Industry
          The solution is Evolving Specifications. The tool is Conspectus Cloud.

          Solutions for the Revolutionary AEC Team

          As a member of the project team, we identify with challenges all AEC teams now face since they are working dispersed. Solutions must be put in place to provide collaboration and success for projects, as well as moving into the future with our new norm. This is a forced revolution.

          The Conspectus approachEvolving Specifications, provides AEC teams with the methods and tools to adapt to it.

           

          Conspectus Evolving Specifications Graph Info Gaps

          Can you identify the biggest challenge you are currently facing?

          Dispersed Teams

          Result of Challenge: The lost owners project requirements

          Questions to Ask:

          • Owner, do you know where your architect is?
          • Architect/Engineer, do you know where your consultants are?
          • Design-Builder, do you know where your team is?

          The Solution: Collaborate via Evolving Specifications

          Collaboration Solution

           

          Project Team Members Working Remote

          Result of Challenge: Information continuum delayed or broken

          Questions to Ask:

          • Who made the decision?
          • What was the decision that was made?
          • When did they make the decision?
          • Why did they make that decision?

          Solution: Continue to make decisions via Evolving Specifications 

          Decision Continuum Solution

           

          Printing an Entire Spec Book

          Result of Challenge: A printed manual in one location and team members in other locations (or a lost of wasted paper)

          Summary:

          The practicality of printing the written construction document set with the challenges of a remote and dispersed team simply doesn't exist.

          The Solution: Keep documents online using Evolving Specifications

          Online Documentation Solution

           

          Delayed Spec Updates

          Result of Challenge: Inconsistent communication and schedule delays

          Summary:

          Are you aware when an update or change is made to specifications? Communication is a constant challenge of teams, however there are many platforms and methods that strive to overcome the information-exchange struggles. The true challenge in question is the transparency of team members through communication.

          The Solution: Transparency, instantaneous knowledge of specification changes, and schedule accuracy with Evolving Specifications

          Transparency Solution

           

          Severely Restricted Gatherings

          Result of Challenge: Uncoordinated documents

          Summary:

          Restricted meetings, disjointed communication, lost information - this the new norm that project teams must adapt to. Will coordination integrity remain intact while we adapt to semi-permanent social distancing?

          The Solution: Well-coordinated documents via Evolving Specifications

          Well-Coordinated Documentation Solution

           

          Novel Building Programs

          Result of Challenge: New standards

          Summary:

          Revolutions come with the need for new and unique resolutions.

          • Can firms continue to apply their menu of materials to projects like they have before?
          • How will lessons learned be captured?
          • How will information be gathered and documented?

          The Solution: Build and maintain guides via Evolving Specifications

          Creating Guides Solution

           

          Capital Improvement Plan Assessment

          Result of Challenge: Access to project cost, schedule, and risk analysis

          Summary:

          Capital planning and project team members must be able to inventory assets and package requirements needed to provide investors, bonders and risk holders the necessary contents and details, but how can this process happen with dispersed teams?

          The Solution: Uniformat to put capital renewal or improvement in place

          Uniformat to Assess Solution

           

          Facility Assessment

          Result of Challenge: Knowledge level of facility maintenance costs

          Summary:

          Assessment of facility assets, system and assembly inventory, maintenance and organization of this documentation is critical to manage, but how can this process happen with dispersed teams?

          The Solution: Uniformat to put Management in place

          Uniform to Manage Solution

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          Contracting directly for specifications services, wanting a greater voice in choosing your specifications partner, or seeking independent guidance on how to mitigate risk? We're here to help.

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