A great project starts with culture – not the contract – if the potential of the project is to be maximized. Starting with the contract is like using a pre-nuptial agreement, a fear of failure is considered and the contract is used to "prepare for the worst. #Lean #IPD #LeanConstruction
Jakob Lemming is the former Manager of LCI Denmark and the current Chairman. He blogs about LIPS Conference.
It is the fortunate company with a senior leader high enough in the food chain to communicate the burning platform that elevates Lean as a strategic priority. For the rest of us proponents of transformation, I share lessons learned from my own journey. #Lean #LeanConstruction #LeanConstructionBlog
Ali Karakhan is a PhD student at Oregon State University. He blogs about Construction site safety and Lean safety.
Best projects had a higher usage of specific Lean management methods than typical projects. When looking deeper into the best of the best projects, researchers found that high Lean intensity projects were more likely to finish ahead of schedule and/ or under budget. #Lean #LeanConstruction #LeanConstructionBlog
Jason Herrera is Senior Project Manager at KHS&S Contractors. He blogs about First Run Video Studies and PDCA.
Gregory A. Heiser is Principal at Cannon Design. He blogs about IPD projects from Owner's perspective.
“The Last Planner® is a holistic system, meaning that each of its parts is necessary to support lean project planning and execution. Resist the temptation to treat the system as a menu from which you select only the parts you want to use.”
Dave Hagan is the Director of Process Development at The Boldt Company. He blogs about how to create a Lean Culture.
Tobias Guller is Lean Construction Consultant. He blogs about the 5 big Ideas behind Lean Design and Construction.