5S Lean is derived from 5 Japanese words, seiri, seiton, seisō, seiketsu, & shitsuke, & is the disciplined approach to maintaining order in the workplace.
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.
One of the best constraint management techniques on the jobsite is to create a constraint management board to track issues, according to Lean expert and author Keyan Zandy. Here’s how.
Last Planner Pull Planning implementation in the field is not as easy as it sounds. Here are 5 tips to helps you achieve success for your next pull planning session.
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.
The Last Planner System® works if used correctly, says Michael Villar, Lean Director at Nevell Group, but you must the GCs and the trades working together.
Take your construction site safety to the next level using lean principles. Lean expert Joe Donarumo explains how to use Lean tools such as the Daily Huddle and Visual Communication Boards to boost project safety.
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.
The people side of Lean thinking sounds like a great concept, but it’s not true. Without respect for people, there is no Lean thinking in construction.
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.