Trends in Alternative Dispute Resolution

With the skyrocketing cost of court litigation (and arbitration), parties are trying to find ways to either prevent claims from escalating into all out war or to greatly reduce the cost of resolving them. Guest contributor Roger Peters, an experienced mediator and arbitrator, explores trends in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

From Assembly Lines to Skylines: Lean Processes in Construction

Projects ranging from power plants to roadways, hospitals and schools are using Lean concepts in an attempt to effectively control work flow, reduce waste, increase production and reduce costs. Shannon Lewis and James Turner offer a look at how this process-streamlining tool is gaining momentum in the construction industry.

The Expert Report Summer 2012  (PDF)