Building Leadership: A Q&A with Dr. Barbara Jackson

I recently spoke to Dr. Barbara Jackson, Director of the Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. To follow up on her recent talk at Procore’s Groundbreak 2018, I wanted to hear her perspective on the AEC industry, its leadership and current challenges, and what she sees in its future. Our conversation has...
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Lean Training: Improve Collaboration

Time is money on a job site, but all too often meetings are lengthy and unproductive. Planning meetings get derailed and turn into finger-pointing sessions, and by the end you've lost more time without making progress or finding ways to gain on your schedule.
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Takt Time Planning and Laws of Production: Getting the Most Out of LPS

Katherine Van Adzin: Hi, everyone! Let’s start off this week with a brief introduction to our guest, Colin Milberg. Colin, tell us about yourself.
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Lean Training: If You Can Increase Project Profitability by 20%, You Can Increase It by 50%

Katherine Van Adzin: Today we’re talking about profit velocity! To start off, could you define what it is?
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BOND Case Study

Read our case study on BOND Brothers, a general contractor based in Medford, Massachusetts, that implemented Touchplan on a recent project for Lahey Hospital's General Internal Medicine department. Find out how the team overcame a late start and an unexpected change order to finish this complex project five weeks early with money saved.
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Granger Case Study

Read our case study on Granger Construction, a general contractor based in Lansing, Michigan, that undertook a $3.1 million project to substantially renovate the 5 Foster Pediatric Unit of Sparrow Hospital. Working against a hard deadline in a high-stakes environment, the team finished six weeks ahead of schedule to reopen the pediatrics unit sooner with cost savings that enabled upgrades to the...
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Lean Training: Milestone and Phase Planning Webinar

Don't worry if you missed our recent webinar, "Milestone and Phase Planning"—the recording is here! In this twenty-minute session Touchplan's Vice President of Professional Services, Michael Sullivan, covers how to divide a project into logical milestones that a team can feel confident in accomplishing. The webinar also explores how to develop a phase pull schedule (PPS) and define project...
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