When feeling ill, most people seek a doctor’s advice to find a cure.  Since a doctor sees multiple patients a day, they can quickly diagnose the problem and provide a remedy. The same thinking should apply to design and construction related challenges.  Yet too often the...

In October, I attended two industry conferences.  The first being the hotel industry Lodging Conference and the second was the software development LiveRez Conference for the vacation rental industry.  At the Lodging Conference, there were several presentations by hotel experts highlighting industry economic trends.  At...

Mr. Boyken was asked by Hotel Executive to be a guest writer for their online news edition. Because of Mr. Boyken's extensive knowledge of the construction economy, Hotel Executive asked him to write about his responsibilities as CEO and how he grew his program management firm to one...

What would you consider to be greatest invention ever?  Many would say the wheel, or fire, or electricity.  Others might argue for great medical cures that ended epidemics and diseases. All are valid answers but consider John Carlton’s belief that the world’s greatest invention is… the deadline……without...