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Can Construction Bidding Practices Be Improved Through Use of the SCRUM Project Framework?

Valerie Francis, P Vaz-Serra, AU Ullal, Andre, AGN Nahri, Aslan Ghods

© RICS, 2018 | Published : 2018

Abstract

The selection of the “right” construction contractor has been a topic of continual interest within academia and industry, with attention focussed on both the selection of the optimal procurement method and the process of tender evaluation. As a consequence, the bidding process, as well as how a tender is conceived and developed, has now been recognised as a crucial element of future project success. This research investigates whether scrum, an agile project management framework, could be of benefit in the tender development and bidding process. The scrum framework, initially developed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of collaborative projects in the information technology (IT) ind..

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