Touchplan General Contractors See Improved Rankings in ENR’s 2018 Top 400 List

The recently released Engineering News-Record (ENR) general contractor rankings for 2018 reveal that Touchplan is used by ten percent of the 400 general contractors listed. Within the top 100, Touchplan is in use by eighteen percent. Of the companies using Touchplan, sixty-five percent saw their ranking improve year over year, and among users with three or more active projects, that number rose...
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The Changing Project Delivery Landscape

If you follow the construction industry, you’ll have noticed the current buzz around alternative project delivery. This term refers to integrated project delivery (IPD), design-build (DB) and construction-manager-at-risk (CMAR) approaches, which all differ from the traditional design-bid-build process. These three distinct approaches, which we’ll explore in more detail below, have arisen in...
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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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