Digital Lean Construction offers a tangible method for implementing Last Planner System® methodology, prioritizing company-wide planning, check in meetings and continuous learning. Lean Construction expert, Rafael Franca of Robert Bosch Power Tools explains why now is the time for the adoption of Digital Lean in the construction industry.
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.
Last Planner System implementation in construction can be incredibly challenging. That is why Lean expert and author Keyan Zandy recommends that construction teams start small with Lean implementation instead of trying to take on too much too soon. In this piece, Keyan explains how the Daily Huddle is a great first step in the Last Planner System implementation in construction.
Lean Planning is something we in the construction industry can learn some lessons from the mission planning of the Army Rangers. Brian Winningham of Field Driven Lean explains.
These are 3 main Lean time management take-aways according to Keyan Zandy from the book, The Art of the Builder – Elevating Construction Superintendents.
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…
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.