Lean is not about the tools! However, having the right tools can make any job easier.
Numerous lean tools and techniques are becoming standard practice in the AEC industry. Some of these are taken directly from lean practices in manufacturing while others are the result of a concerted effort to break new ground in design and construction. When applying new lean tools to any operation, it’s important to not just understand them, but to put them into practice on real work – learn by doing.