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Leadership is essential for building the kind of new and unusual cultural environment in which Lean/IPD projects succeed. If a Lean/IPD project does not have strong overall leadership, the entire project is at risk of reverting to traditional project delivery methods. – Bill Seed

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Top 10 Lean Construction Basics

TOP 10 LEAN CONSTRUCTION BASICS

The application of LEAN to construction is a focus upon best value for all project participants.   The core aspects of LEAN have been deployed for decades through collaborative construction delivery methods such as Integrated Project Delivery – IPD (for major new construction) and Job Order Contracting – JOC (for renovation, repair, maintenance, sustainability, and minor new construction). 177 more words

A Primer on LEAN Construction Delivery Methods

While LEAN principles, as defined for production systems,  originated from the Japanese manufacturing industry, LEAN construction delivery methods have evolved to meet the requirements of real property owners and the AEC sector. 980 more words

Optimize Facility Renovation, Repair, and Construction Delivery with Robust Business Processes

Optimize Facility Renovation, Repair, and Construction Delivery with Robust Business Processes

Real Property Owners, Contractors, Architects, and Engineers are under tremendous pressure to innovate, accelerate project delivery times, and minimize costs.   385 more words

The Problem with the UK's BIM Strategy

The Problem with the UK’s BIM Strategy

The fundamental problem with the UK’s BIM Strategy is found within the following quotation “digital technology is changing the way we plan, build, maintain and use our social and economic infrastructure.”(Source: 2015, Level 3 Building Information Modelling – Strategic Plan,  HM Government). 503 more words

10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship & Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship

Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Efficient life-cycle management of the built environment requires ALL of the following. As a  Real Property Owner, how do are you doing? 62 more words

AEC - Best Value & Operational Excellence

AEC  – Best Value & Operational Excellence

As an Owner, Architect, Engineer, Contractor, Building User, or Oversight Group, you can strive for BEST VALUE, OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE, and TRANSPARENCY or maintain ‘status quo’, it’s your choice. 276 more words