A Lean Daily Huddle is a great replacement for the boring meetings of old. Learn how to flip the script and have an effective meeting with Lean principles.
The Pull Planning Session is one of the most critical elements of the Last Planner System and to your successful journey to mastering Lean construction. Here are three must-dos after your next pull planning session.
Use these free daily huddle template cards to get you started on the road to Lean Construction. Lean expert Keyan Zandy explains how to make the most of them for your daily huddles.
4 pull planning best practices as explained by Lean Construction expert Keyan Zandy, co-author of The Lean Builder – A Builder’s Guide to Applying Lean Tools in the Field.
In this discussion of Lean Construction Practices, Lean expert Keyan Zandy delves into Commitment Tracking via Lean’s Percent Plan Complete Board.
How to become a Lean builder as explained by Lean expert Keyan Zandy involves multiple steps including respect for the individual, waste reduction, value creation, and much more.
Daily Huddle Tip – Make your meetings a “no phone zone.” It’s hard to remember a time in our business before cell phones. When Motorola’s i530 Yellow Rugged Walkie Talkie flip phone came out, I remember thinking what a gamechanger that level of connectivity would be to our business. When I was able to access…
The Last Planner System in construction is a great way to implement Lean on your projects & monitor metrics like Percent Plan Complete and Constraint Management as well as track the milestones of the project. Using Scoreboards in Lean construction is a means of visual communication that helps keep all your teams on the same page.
Respect for people is the cornerstone of lean thinking. The Lean Builder co-author, Keyan Zandy illustrates this principle & offers some great tips on the subject.
The challenging thing about these protocols is that, while they keep us safe, they can have a negative impact on the Lean culture on a jobsite. So many Lean methodologies center around bringing people together, breaking down barriers, and building relationships; this can be difficult in a time where we need to focus on distancing ourselves.