Why Are Standards Not Standardized?

Posted by Alec Higinbotham on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:20 AM

In my professional experience, I've come across numerous office cultures and ways of doing things. I've always wondered how hundreds of hours might be spent developing documentation and procedural standards, only to have a firm "come up short" in terms of adoption.

With this in mind, I've developed a few educated conclusions as to why a lack of adherence typically occurs:

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Topics: quality control, continuous improvement, Standards

Continuous Feedback for Improved Project Delivery

Posted by Carl Davis on May 21, 2013 at 10:47 AM

Successful healthcare design delivery teams work in highly collaborative environments. The ability to adapt quickly plays an important role in the success of the team from a client’s perspective.

Without a continuous feedback process, a project can get sideways very quickly yet when feedback is early and actionable, it can accelerate a team’s performance by providing information that allows the team to course correct before issues become insurmountable and before projects goals are jeopardized.

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Topics: feedback, healthcare design, IPD, Carl Davis, quality control, continuous improvement, hospital design