Category: Planning/Lean Best Practice

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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Revisiting the Five Big Ideas Transforming the Design and Construction Industry: Adopting the Five Big Ideas on Your CM/GC Projects (Part 9)

by Hal Macomber | April 23, 2021

(Hal Macomber, EVP, Touchplan with Layne Hess, Corporate Director of Planning, Scheduling, and Lean, Jacobsen Construction) We never intended the…

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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: Collaborate, Really Collaborate (Part 2)

by Hal Macomber | February 26, 2021

(Hal Macomber, EVP, Touchplan with Carla Ciepliski, P.Eng. Owner & Consultant, Ternion Results Inc) - Collaboration has played a large role in…

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Data-driven decisions drive better project management

by Michael Carr | December 11, 2019

Good data, when harnessed, enables better decisions and can dramatically simplify project management. At the same time, collecting and accessing…

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7 Tips to Maximize Project Profitability

by Katherine Van Adzin | July 19, 2019

Many business leaders in construction worry about winning jobs, but sometimes a lost bid is a bullet dodged. How do…

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Touchplan Releases New Live Crew Size View

by Katherine Van Adzin | April 26, 2019

Touchplan recently released a highly anticipated new feature—the live crew size view. This allows users to get an accurate, real-time…

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How Sparrow Hospital’s Renovation Beat the Odds

by Katherine Van Adzin | March 18, 2019

Granger Construction undertook a $3.1 million project to substantially renovate the 5 Foster Pediatric Unit of Sparrow Hospital in Lansing,…

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4 Tips for a Zero-Punch-List Project

by Katherine Van Adzin | February 25, 2019

Getting to the end of a project only to tackle hundreds of punch-list items is anything but satisfying. Punch lists,…

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4 Ways to Improve Projects Using Digital Tools

by Touchplan | February 1, 2019

Thinking about using technology to step up your project planning? Many contractors have amplified the benefits of a Lean or…

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