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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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    01 Oct
    Successful Pull Planning

    Good pull planning is fundamental to making the Last Planner® System work. Pull planning relies on the expertise of the people directly responsible for doing the work. It allows the last planners..

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    01 Oct
    Tips for Developing a Strong Milestone Schedule

    If you are using the Last Planner® System you already know that the first step of implementation is to create a high- level master schedule identifying your project milestones. A successful Lean..

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