Category: Collaboration

Why It’s Time to Forget The Sticky Notes & Maximize Wall Space

by Andrew Piland | July 23, 2021

If you are using sticky notes on a whiteboard, you are probably dedicated to a better way of planning and…

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Project Production Management: Pace Construction to Bring Sanity to Your Construction Project (Part 7)

by Hal Macomber | July 2, 2021

(By Hal Macomber, EVP Touchplan and George Hunt, Lead – Pre-Sales/Sales Engineering Touchplan) We’ve learned not to ignore production laws…

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Project Production Management: Bottlenecks Rule — Make it the Policy (Part 3)

by Hal Macomber | May 28, 2021

(By Hal Macomber, EVP Touchplan and Terri Erickson,) All processes and projects have bottlenecks or constraints. A physical bottleneck determines…

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College Students Prepare For Their First Construction Job With Hands-On ConTech Training

by Dave Finnegan | May 27, 2021

Graduation season is upon us, and with it, many members of the Class of 2021 will be seeking jobs in…

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Revisiting the Five Big Ideas Transforming the Design and Construction Industry: What Comes After the Five Big Ideas? (Part 10)

by Hal Macomber | April 30, 2021

(Hal Macomber, EVP, Touchplan with George Hunt, Head of Presales / Sales Engineering, Touchplan ) Greg Howell and I proposed…

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So You Want to be a Superintendent…Thoughts from a Touchplanner Who Worked in the Construction Industry

by Andrew Piland | April 21, 2021

All of us have a general routine for our workday.  For some, you can pin it down to the minute. …

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Revisiting The Five Big Ideas Transforming the Design and Construction Industry: Project Production Thinking Behind the Five Big Ideas (Part 7)

by Hal Macomber | April 2, 2021

(Hal Macomber, EVP, Touchplan with Adam Hoots, Operation Innovation, Langston) The Five Big Ideas Transforming Design and Construction were proposed…

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Revisiting The Five Big Ideas Transforming the Design and Construction Industry: Bring an Outward Mindset to all Interactions (Part 6)

by Hal Macomber | March 26, 2021

(Hal Macomber, EVP, Touchplan with Mark Jussaume, VP, Office Director, SmithGroup) Some of the most important decisions are taken at…

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Revisiting The Five Big Ideas Transforming the Design and Construction Industry: Conduct Construction Projects as a Network of Commitments (Part 5)

by Hal Macomber | March 19, 2021

(Hal Macomber, EVP, Touchplan with Connor Butler, Managing Principal, Relevate) An uninterrupted flow of value-adding work product is within the…

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Revisiting The Five Big Ideas Transforming the Design and Construction Industry: Optimize the Project as a Whole (Part 4)

by Hal Macomber | March 12, 2021

(Hal Macomber, EVP, Touchplan With Jeff Loeb, Project Coach, Lean and Integrated Delivery, Jacobs) People acting from local or workgroup…

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Tracking Progress for Repetitive Scopes Made Easier

by Andrew Piland | March 11, 2021

Scopes usually vary greatly across a project.  Why manage them all the same?  For repetitive activities, it is sometimes best…

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Women in Construction: Sandy Hamby

by Dave Finnegan | March 9, 2021

We sat down with the MOCA Systems President Sandy Hamby and asked her some questions about her experience as not…

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