The Benefits of Digital Pull Planning: Q&A with Touchplan’s Michael Carr

I talked to Touchplan President Michael Carr to learn more about why Lean construction companies are transitioning to digital implementations of the Last Planner® System. Read on to find out what benefits these contractors are experiencing and how going digital can help your teams increase their efficiency in pull planning meetings and on the job site.
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How to Power Through the Construction Labor Shortage

As reported last week in Construction Dive, the Q2 2018 United States Gypsum (USG) + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (CCI) expressed widespread concern among contractors about their ability to hire enough skilled labor to properly staff projects.
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2017 Construction Trends

Construction Dive published the 10 construction trends to look out for in 2017. Much to our delight, they listed that increased use of collaborative project delivery methods will be the number one trend to watch. So, what all did they have to say about collaboration?
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New Project Resources

At the start of the year we committed to update all of our project resources. I'm super excited to announce  that our new resources page is here and it's fantastic.
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Setting Your Team up for Success

On January 5th, 2017, Cianbro had a  successful pull planning session using Touchplan. In two hours they pulled all significant work required to get the hotel weathertight. Eleven trade contractors representing six trades entered and pulled over two hundred and fifty activities. Tackling this amount of work on the core and shell of a massive hotel / casino project was impressive. What did Cianbro...
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Working with Shawmut Design and Construction

In May of 2015 Shawmut Design and Construction began using Touchplan on their construction of Brown University’s New School of Engineering in Providence, RI. As part of our customer support, we periodically stop by job sites and check in to see how things are going. I sat down with Perry Ashenfelter, the Project Manager to talk about Touchplan and the project.
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Working with Bernards: Commercial Builder and Construction Management Company

In collaboration with HMC Architects, Bernards is serving as design-builder for a six-story, 160,000 SF patient tower at the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital which will connect to the existing hospital. Chris Maslyk, Director of Planning and Lean Initiatives at Bernards, ran the first pull planning session on the project. We checked in with Chris last week to see how the session went as well as hear...
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Calling all Projects

Would you like to be a company featured by Touchplan? If so, let us know about your project today. How has collaboration helped make your project more efficient? What worked where other efforts failed? Do you have the secret sauce for helping projects finish on time? We want to hear it all.
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Release 20

We are officially releasing a couple of updates to Touchplan just in time for the holiday season.
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