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Michael Carr

Michael Carr
Michael Carr is the President of MOCA’s software products division, Touchplan, and a co-founder of MOCA. He has 20 years of construction management experience with significant expertise in project controls. He currently leads the development of Touchplan. Prior to launching Touchplan, he served in multiple leadership and operational roles within MOCA providing construction management services to owners.
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    11 Dec
    Data-Driven Decisions for Better Project Management

    Good data, when harnessed, enables better decisions and can dramatically simplify project management. At the same time, collecting and accessing high-quality data has long been a challenge in the..

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    13 Sep
    How to Make the Construction Industry’s Data Disruption Work for You

    Welcome to the third installment of Touchplan’s ConTech series. In this piece, MOCA’s Software Products Division President Michael Carr delves into the subject of data and shares his advice on..

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    19 Jul
    An Intro to the Last Planner® System: Part II

    This post originally appeared on PlanGrid's Construction Productivity Blog

    It is exciting to discover a new process that will take your company to new heights, but also daunting to get buy-in and..

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    12 Jul
    An Intro to the Last Planner® System

    This post originally appeared on PlanGrid's Construction Productivity Blog

    The Last Planner® System (LPS) is a realistic way to collaboratively manage project-based production. It enables issues..

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    09 Aug
    How to make a schedule you can actually use

    Ever notice how most field project teams don’t use the CPM schedule on the trailer wall to plan or manage their day-to-day activities? It’s just not detailed enough. It’s not flexible enough. It’s..

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    04 Mar
    Save your contingency. Make identifying and clearing constraints the priority.

    Identifying and clearing constraints early and often is key to running smarter projects. Often little things that go unnoticed can lead to big headaches. We've all experienced it. A permit is tied..

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    25 Jan
    Crowdsource your Plans

    Ok. When it comes to planning, maybe the concept of sourcing ideas from a large online community (the definition of crowdsourcing) is a bit extreme. That being said, if your project team isn't..

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    20 Jan
    Run Smarter Projects

    Consistently finish ahead of schedule and under budget with less stress and fewer problems.

    Imagine finishing your project weeks, if not months, ahead of schedule, at costs well below budget, with..

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    01 Oct
    "This is Lean" Book Review

    Lean 101

    What is Lean? Ask twenty people and you are likely to get twenty different answers. “It’s about improving quality.” “It’s about decreasing waste.” “It’s about increasing employee..



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