Measuring Productivity Does Not Improve Productivity

A few years back, McKinsey & Company released The construction productivity imperative, an article focused on productivity and cost-related challenges the construction industry ...
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COVID-19: Controlling What We Can

In dealing with COVID-19 and the associated economic impacts, first and foremost, it is critical to take measures to mitigate the spread of this infectious virus to ...
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Project Controls in Heaven

Having alignment between engineering deliverables, the construction estimate, the project master schedule and the job cost system, I think most of us would agree, sounds like ...
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What is Pull Planning?

The term pull planning is being used more and more in construction planning and scheduling. Where did the term originate from? What does it mean exactly? What does pull ...
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Daily Reports a Waste of Time?

Contractors often require their frontline supervisors to complete a “Daily Foreman’s Report”. This daily report may be used for billing purposes for reimbursable work, whereas ...
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