The Last Planner® System During Design

The Last Planner System (LPS) has helped the construction community, with its focus on building assembly, make better use of manpower and resources to produce high-quality projects on time and on budget. Once having deployed it successfully, few construction professionals question the value of LPS during the act of building. Conversely, many architects and other […]

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Building Better Leaders Program Announcement

LeanProject Academy is excited to announce the launch of our Building Better Leaders program. Building Better Leaders is a rigorous six-month program designed to quickly build leadership competency for leaders in project-driven organizations. The program teaches key leadership skills which you’ll practice in your current role, with the support of your peers and guidance of […]

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Better Building

In the building industry, owners, contractors and designers can find it difficult to get lean thinking to take root. The challenges of temporary teams, customized workflow, and lots of variability in each project can make an orchestrated change in culture seem impossible. Traditionally, the industry has been built on a mindset of isolating parties into […]

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Beyond Last Planner

Many A/E/C industry companies begin their lean journey by implementing the Last Planner® System on projects. That is a good start, as properly implemented the Last Planner can stabilize workflow, both in the design office and in the field. And it is only a start. If all a company is doing is using Last Planner, […]

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