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    27 Sep
    Want to Win More Work? Make Technology Your Selling Point

    As a general contractor, it can be difficult to market your company’s services to prospective clients. There’s a strong market for construction work and plenty of jobs to be won, but competition..

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    25 Sep
    Lean Training: Convert Your Master Schedule to Be Lean

    Get more from your master schedules by converting them to Lean schedules using Touchplan. Keep your team connected to the plan by making it easy to update and accessible anytime, anywhere.

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    20 Sep
    Touchplan Vlog: Getting Started with Touchplan

    Getting started with the Last Planner® System (LPS) is easier than you think! Using Touchplan, a digital LPS tool, improves your project team's communication and allows you to work more..

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    18 Sep
    Lean Training: Q&A With Lean Consultant Hal Macomber

    Katherine Van Adzin: How did you get started as a Lean consultant?

    Hal Macomber: I've been involved with Lean since around 1984. I've been involved with the Last Planner® System since 1997. I've..

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    11 Sep
    Lean Training: How to Track and Measure Takt Time in Touchplan

    The term “takt time” comes from the German word “Takt,” which refers to a bar of music or meter. In the context of Lean, the term is used to refer to the pace of production required to match..

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    04 Sep
    Lean Training: How to Manage Day and Night Shifts Using Touchplan

    We're frequently asked, “What’s the best way to manage multiple shifts in Touchplan?” The simple solution is to use a combination of locations and swim lanes. The locations will allow you to sort..

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    30 Aug
    Lean Conversations: Q&A with Tom Richert

    Tom Richert, a Principal with Lean Project Consulting, dropped by Touchplan last week for a conversation about his new book, Lean Conversations: The Energy of the Creative Ethos in Your Life and..

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    02 Aug
    How to Schedule Projects Better with CPM and LPS

    Critical path method (CPM) scheduling has been part of the construction industry for decades, and is a widely used form of schedule management. A CPM schedule is created by compiling a list of the..

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    26 Jul
    Touchplan Vlog: The New Solution for Project Planning

    The Last Planner® System is a uniquely effective way to plan your project and organize your team, but the pull planning process itself can be time-consuming and inefficient. Typically,..

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