Lean Tools such as pull planning, constraint management, and visual communication boards will help in the implementation of The Last Planner System. Lean construction expert and author Keyan Zandy explains.
Root cause analysis is another key element on your journey in Lean construction using The Last Planner® System. In this blog Lean expert Keyan Zandy explains some of the root causes for missed commitments in construction projects and also provides three tips to help you gain the maximum value from Root Cause Analysis on your jobsite.
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.
Your daily team huddle should be periodically observed by a neutral party to identify what is working and what is not by using this 10 item checklist.
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.