Stop Pull Planning and Start Using the Last Planner® System

Stop Pull Planning and Start Using the Last Planner® System We’re often asked to help projects and companies that are struggling to get tangible results from the Last Planner System (LPS). In these situations, we always start with a visit to the site to see what’s actually happening. Once there, we ask the project leaders […]

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Batches and Takt and Flow…Oh My!

In recent weeks, I’ve had several conversations with clients about using smaller batches and takt planning as part of their pull planning sessions on projects. I’m convinced that this thinking should be part of every project running on Last Planner System. Here’s why. First, we know that smaller batches move faster. This is a direct […]

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Better Building Distributed at the LCI Congress in Orlando

It’s been a few weeks since Better Building was distributed at the LCI Congress in Orlando. Thanks to everyone who reached out with their positive feedback. I’m so excited that owners, designers, and contractors are finding value in the ideas and stories in the book. Several organizations are planning to use the it for a […]

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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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Building Better Leaders

We’re excited to announce a new offering from LeanProject. In September we are launching Building Better Leaders 2018. This 6-month program combines two in-person leadership workshops with regular lessons and remote coaching via video conference. Participants will work in small teams to develop leadership skills and practice these skills in their daily lives. The ideal […]

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