The International Partnering Institute (IPI) recently announced the 2017 John L. Martin Partnered Project of the Year Award winners, and three projects facilitated by Ventura Consulting Group were chosen among this year’s recipients. The award-winning teams will be recognized at the IPI Collaboration 2017 Conference and Awards Ceremony on May 18-19 at the Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront in Burlingame, CA. The IPI Awards were developed to celebrate success, share

We’ve often witnessed collaborative project teams overcome seemingly insurmountable tasks using a one-team mindset focused on common goals, and harnessing the collective expertise of the project team. Such was the case on Phase 1 of the San-Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge East Span removal project. While there were many who doubted it could ever be done—blow up a gigantic concrete bridge foundation in the middle of San Francisco Bay using tons

The Virginia Street Bridge replacement project in Reno, Nevada not only ensured a means of transporting residents and visitors over the Truckee River into the heart of the “Biggest Little City” in the country, but it also brought together the project team, various project stakeholders and the local community in a phenomenal way. Highlighting the project’s collaborative partnership, the team was recently honored with the International Partnering Institute’s 2017 Partnered