Jayne Wilks

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There is Power in Knowing the Future!

There is Power in Knowing the Future! The Benefits of Cost-Based Construction Project Schedules For centuries, mankind has been fascinated with trying to find ways to predict the future. Whether those ways truly worked or not doesn’t matter. This age-old fascination with fortune-telling proves that man has always known that predicting the future would somehow [...]

By |March 7th, 2015|Scheduling|0 Comments

Concept Cost Estimating

  Concept Cost Estimating Lessons Learned from High School Math Tests Did you ever have the following comment written in bright red marker by your teacher on a high school math test next to your wrong answer? X You did not show your work. How did you get your answer? Unfortunately, this comment was [...]

By |March 4th, 2015|Cost Estimating, Design|0 Comments

What a Fisherman Could Teach Us about “Catching” Bids

What a Fisherman Could Teach Us about “Catching” Bids I spent a great deal of time fishing with my Dad as a child. Sometimes we caught fish and sometimes we didn’t.  However, because my Dad was an excellent fisherman, we usually caught fish. One of the things I remember most about fishing with my Dad [...]

By |October 22nd, 2014|Creative|0 Comments

A Better Construction Management System Will Help Protect a Great Design

A Better Construction Management System Will Help Protect a Great Design  When I visit a city, I always look forward to seeing the beautiful, one-of-a-kind, unforgettable buildings that I love. For me, New York’s Chrysler Building comes to mind. For someone else, it might be Rockefeller Center that makes your trip to New York City [...]

By |October 3rd, 2014|Cost Estimating, Design|0 Comments