Are you a project manager who is still dealing with static PDF construction drawings, outdated Excel sheets, duplicate data entry, and mistakes that happened because contractors didn’t ask questions or didn’t have all the necessary information to complete their jobs properly? Let’s look at an example. You are building a […]
Whether you’re building homes, remodeling commercial offices, or working on a very complex IPD project, there are a few key things to borrow from the Scrum framework to ensure a successful outcome, no matter your current phase of work. Construction projects can be complex and time-consuming, especially smaller projects. I
Whether you are new to Lean IPD, are a seasoned practitioner who is regularly onboarding new members to large project teams, or simply want a refresher course to stay up-to-date with the lean principles, the new course Introduction to IPD is for you! After the success of IPD – An
Construction Scrum: How to Deliver Projects Easier, Better, and Faster is the first practical guide for construction professionals to implement the Scrum framework in the construction industry. The book is organized in three parts. Part one is a series of short stories that illustrate how Scrum works in design and
Teams utilizing Scrum most often double their output in the first couple of Sprints because they become more efficient and effective. Equally impressive is that they sustain their gains and that they continue improving their teamwork and work product. As a result, they optimize customer value. So, why would design
Create a Space to Play In part 3 of my series How to Empower Your Lean Project Team for Success, I am going to share why it is crucial for Lean project success to get all team members on the same page and create a space to play. Please check
Where Attention Goes, Energy Flows In my previous post Sharing is Caring – How to Empower Lean Project Teams (Part 1), I wrote about how to overcome the traditional ways of competing agendas in project teams and how we create change by giving people new experiences and embracing their imperfections
How HGA Optimizes Productivity Leveraging Lean Practices Sometimes in a service organization, productivity can be like a rollercoaster. There are times when everyone is working on billable projects, and there are times when people have slack periods in the office and bridge unproductive time with tasks that are not billable.