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There are many issues to deal with organizationally when creating and maintaining an estimating department. This article reviews some of these issues and shows examples from the authors’ experience that may benefit others in similar situations. Identifying and documenting estimator skills and competencies, developing estimating training plans, acquiring estimating tools and resources, managing the estimating workload, measuring department performance, and interfacing with project management and controls—all of these topics are important in achieving an effective estimating department.



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