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November 12, 2012

Monday, November 12, 2012
    Construction Strategic Sourcing: develop capability with unified purchasing group
  • On-call construction documentation services awarded; this is the seventh new on-call arrangement this year (others are building control systems, commissioning & testing, geotechnical engineering, land surveying, materials testing, and paving); these streamline procurement and in some cases provide bulk pricing
  • Financial Management Best Practices: design processes to enhance KU's buying power
  • Operations Business Director met with DCM management regarding KPIs, staffing and equipment needs, financial sustainability, etc.
  • Still awaiting responses from contractors on audit issues
  • Received responses from vendor regarding insurance coverage – analysis is underway
  • Construction Management Best Practices: develop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan
  • Assistant Director of Construction position filled

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