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INTEGRATED PROJECT DELIVERY

Hidden Costs and Unheralded Virtues: Design-Bid-Build versus IPD

The construction industry is known for its highly visible and impressive accomplishments, but also for its rough and combative culture.

LEAN TRANSFORMATION

If you want to transform your organisation, don't forget to find your TRUE NORTH

Hoshin Kanri is a Lean management tool, "Hoshin" means "compass needle" or "direction" and "Kanri" means "management" or "control".

LEAN CULTURE

High-Performance Leadership #2 - High-Performance Teams Need High-performance Leadership

If you were leading a Formula One pit crew, what characteristics would that crew need to epitomize to be a high-performance team?

BIM

The Effects of BIM and Lean Construction on Design Management Practices

Modern construction processes, such as building information modeling (BIM) and lean construction, can help to combat these common issues and make the entire construction process more efficient.

LEAN TRANSFORMATION

Innovations in Sustainable Construction Practices: Paving the Way to a Greener Future

In a world confronting the formidable challenges of climate change and environmental degradation, the construction industry stands at the forefront of transformation. This transformation is driven by an urgent need to embrace sustainable practices.

LEAN CULTURE

High-Performance Leadership #1 - Why We Need to Re-Think Leadership and Get New Skills

Most of us immediately think of someone in a top position, an organization leader, project leader, team leader, political leader, worship leader, etc. “Leader” is a title.

BIM

Integrating Design and Construction using the VDC Framework

Many projects struggle with innovation because they approach it through a siloed perspective. Some projects are great at contech, BIM, or lean. Very few projects have a means of integrating all these great ideas together.

LEAN CULTURE

How is Your Company Progressing in its Lean Journey? Use this Lean Check-Up

This is a basic assessment to help you evaluate where your company is in its Lean journey and identify opportunities for improvement.

TAKT TIME

The start of the takt production was boosted by Porsche and cruise ships

In the early 2010s, Aleksi Heinonen learned how to renovate all 1,500 hotel rooms on a cruise ship in two weeks. He thought that Porsche's lessons in takt production applied to the project could be of interest to builders.

TAKT TIME

Get Communication Flowing And Keep Your Jobsite Going

Coordination issues on a construction site can spread like wildfire. This comes as no surprise to anyone. Why? There are so many moving parts in any one given day/hour/minute during the life of any job.

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