5 Challenges for Lean Implementation will help explain the reasons why Lean may be failing on your construction jobsite. Lean expert and author Keyan Zandy explains. 5 Challenges for Lean Implementation – 5 Reasons Lean Is Failing on Your Jobsite I’ve made many mistakes on my Lean journey, but the most considerable detour has involved…
Last Planner System is project management system used in Lean construction to streamline production and to assure projects are completed on time.
In our Last Planner System category, you’ll find educational blogs designed to help you master this system using first-hand experiences of Lean Construction experts throughout the industry.
In problem solving, the hero firefighters may actually be the arsonists creating the very fires they are putting out. The key on the jobsite is to not start the fire in the first place.
5 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.
Building material delivery scheduling and tracking is an essential element of a Lean construction jobsite. Lean expert and author, Keyan Zandy explains.
Old school construction superintendents did not have all the Lean tools and technology we enjoy today, but they still have plenty of knowledge to pass on to the next generation. Skiles Group Senior Superintendent Buddy Brumley shares 5 tips from the old school construction generation that the new school of builders would be wise to learn today.
As field-focused Lean practitioners, Joe and I are often asked for our thoughts around the most effective way to implement Lean methodologies on a construction project. Here’s a quick “how-to,” outlining the benefits of Lean Construction tools and processes, with an emphasis on their practical application to improve communication and workflow.
Lean construction principles & methods have the potential to transform your jobsite into a well-oiled machine with all your trade partner being on the same page and in sync. Here are 3 keys to unlocking Lean in the field.
If you’re new to the Last Planner System™ (LPS) and pull planning, I’m glad you found this post! When LPS is implemented correctly, your projects will reap multiple benefits: better coordination, trade partner buy-in, and a schedule that is more reliable.
Lean Safety is the all-important plank of the 6S System. What is 6S? As an equation: 6S = 5S + Safety. President & CEO of Hilmerson Safety, Debra Hilmerson, explains the direct correlation of eliminating the 8 Wastes with improved safety.
Pull Planning in 5 easy steps. Lean expert Keyan Zandy uses a trip to the airport to illustrate the simplicity of a pull plan and how quickly it can change.