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July 22, 2020
Orchestrating Collaborative Construction Cost Estimates

To successfully create collaborative construction cost estimates, you need to understand the roles being played, appreciate how roles affect each other, establish a common organizational framework and designate a “conductor.” Learn more in this blog post.

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July 7, 2020
Finding the Sweet Spot Between Short-Term Budget Decisions and Long-Term Goals

Human nature drives many of us, and therefore the organizations we are part of, to react to the situation in front of us, choosing to solve immediate needs, even if it detracts from our long-term vision. But we all know the better option: Approach short-term budget decisions in a way that positions us for future success.

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June 25, 2020
5 Struggles Schools Are Facing as They Plan to Re-Open

TASBO and Gordian recently brought together a group of business officers from K-12 schools to discuss their plans for re-opening in the fall. The group identified a few common struggles during the conversation.

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June 23, 2020
5 Ways to Take Advantage of the Investment Window Created by Social Distancing

The need to reinvest into a physical plant doesn't stop - even during a global pandemic - and social distancing is providing owners virtually full, unencumbered access to every building. If you want to take advantage of this unique investment window, consider these five strategies to help keep your capital budgets intact while making critical investments.

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June 10, 2020
Can Social Distancing Drive Better Classroom Utilization Policies in Higher Ed?

It’s a question echoing across colleges and universities around the world: How do we schedule classes and maintain a safe social distance? In this blog post, we turn that question on its head and ask if social distancing can improve higher ed classroom utilization.

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