Agile and Lean Principles Offer a Better Approach to Construction

Too many construction projects get mired in poor workflow and miscommunications between team members. How can we draw on the lessons learned in other industries to create process improvements for construction projects? Construction projects are traditionally managed by determining a sequence of detailed activities early in the project: each step is completed prior to beginning … Continued

Better Meetings Make for Better Construction Projects

How can we make meetings more effective? Meetings can be a good tool for planning, developing strategies, solving problems and making and evaluating decisions. However, when run ineffectively, meetings can waste time and lead to frustration. This can easily happen in construction projects with influential stakeholders who are focused primarily on their own interests. What … Continued