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    11 Sep
    Lean Training: How to Track and Measure Takt Time in Touchplan

    The term “takt time” comes from the German word “Takt,” which refers to a bar of music or meter. In the context of Lean, the term is used to refer to the pace of production required to match..

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    06 Sep
    ANDRES Case Study

    Curious about Touchplan, but not sure what an implementation would look like inpractice? Read our case study on ANDRES, a general contractor based in Dallas, Texas, that opted for an enterprise..

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    04 Sep
    Lean Training: How to Manage Day and Night Shifts Using Touchplan

    We're frequently asked, “What’s the best way to manage multiple shifts in Touchplan?” The simple solution is to use a combination of locations and swim lanes. The locations will allow you to sort..

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    30 Aug
    Lean Conversations: Q&A with Tom Richert

    Tom Richert, a Principal with Lean Project Consulting, dropped by Touchplan last week for a conversation about his new book, Lean Conversations: The Energy of the Creative Ethos in Your Life and..

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    02 Aug
    How to Schedule Projects Better with CPM and LPS

    Critical path method (CPM) scheduling has been part of the construction industry for decades, and is a widely used form of schedule management. A CPM schedule is created by compiling a list of the..

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    26 Jul
    Touchplan Vlog: The New Solution for Project Planning

    The Last Planner® System is a uniquely effective way to plan your project and organize your team, but the pull planning process itself can be time-consuming and inefficient. Typically,..

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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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    20 Dec
    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..

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    30 Aug
    How to Have the Best Weekly Meetings

    Do you enjoy your weekly meetings? I don't know a lot of people that do. They can be really long, and when things aren't going well they can be really contentious. What are some of the ways that..

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