The Lean IPD Construction Superintendent is now focused on empowering trades to plan their work with the other trades to promote flow on their projects. Part 2 of this series demonstrates how Lean and IPD together are evolving the role of the superintendent.
Dick Bayer is the Chairman of the ReAlignment Group, Ltd., President of the ReAlignment Group Canada, Ltd. and an Adjunct Professor at the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management within the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. He is currently living in Ottawa working as the IPD/Lean Design and Construction Adviser for the Centre Block Rehabilitation Project, a proposed 12-year project to improve and renovate the Centre Block of the Canadian Parliament building campus.
Lean IPD – two separate methods that are transforming the way we think of teams in construction and the way the superintendent participates on the team. What has changed?