How to Overcome Barriers to Coordination at Construction Sites

Originally published by: Construction Executive on March 12, 2021

How to Overcome Barriers to Coordination at Construction Sites
Organizational silos present challenges to coordination and collaboration in any business. Construction businesses, however, by their very nature, are particularly susceptible to their creation. Each construction project requires participation by internal staff, on-site workers, contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers. These divisions often have unique processes and systems that work in isolation. 

Without proper intervention and deliberate design, silos form and become entrenched in the way businesses operate. 

As a direct result of silo formation, organizations become extremely reliant on individual processes working perfectly every time. Inertia can make responding to changes in the project or to human error more difficult than it needs to be.

In this article, published at Construction Executive, Tom Stemm (Ryvit CEO) discusses the obstacles that construction companies need to overcome to achieve stronger project coordination and intra-company collaboration amongst the business departments.

Read at Construction Executive