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    30 Oct
    Lean Construction Simplified: Touchplan Launches New High Rise Sample Project

    Over the past year we have been working with lean construction teams using Touchplan to facilitate their projects using the Last Planner System. (Check some of them out here.) After working on..

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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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    01 Oct
    Technology and the Last Planner® System

    Last Planner® System makes your work flow smooth, and saves you both time and money. LPS optimizes your construction process and makes your project more efficient. One way to increase that..

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    01 Oct
    Last Planner® System and Touchplan

    Why should you add technology to the Last Planner® System? Touchplan makes your life easier by getting rid of your planning headaches. No more stickies falling off the site trailer wall or taking..

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    01 Oct
    Encouraging your boss to Buy into Last Planner®

    The biggest fear of implementing Lean, is that the front end planning will only serve to increase the cost of the project. It is true that the initial Lean planning is more expensive than..

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    01 Oct
    Three reasons Subcontractors love Last Planner®

    There are many reasons why subs should be interested in the Last Planner® System. Here are the top three reasons that subcontractors should be equally invested in tackling a project the lean way.

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    01 Oct
    Evaluating Percent Plan Complete

    The percent plan complete (PPC) is the number of assignments completed on the day divided by the total number of assignments made for the week. This number shows what subcontractors accomplished..

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    01 Oct
    How to Make Work Ready

    Make work ready planning focuses on looking ahead four to six weeks in the project. You identify any uncompleted tasks that would keep planned work from starting as scheduled. Also known as..

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    01 Oct
    Pitfalls to Avoid in Weekly Work Planning

    The weekly work plan meeting is your weekly check-up to make sure that all subcontractors are on track to complete their scheduled work. Only work without any known constraints is included on the..

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