What is "Short Interval Scheduling"

Short-interval scheduling, or SIS, predates WWII and has been acknowledged as a part of the foundation for lean, JIT, and agile workplace concepts. At its core, SIS is a ...
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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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Staying Ahead of Disruptive Innovation in the Construction Industry

Disruptive innovation is coming to the construction industry, whether we like it or not. What this disruption will look like, and what can be done to prepare for it, is up for ...
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Construction Frontline Development – Getting the right tools in their tool box

We often hear from contractors, “your frontline supervisor training looks great, but we can’t afford to take our supervisors off the job right now, we’re too busy.” We ...
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Advanced Work Packaging as a Construction Best Practice

Intro to AWP  In August of 2015, the Construction Industry Institute (CII) announced that Advanced Work Packaging (AWP), as a result of the analysis done by CII Research Team ...
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5 Places Where Construction is Booming

Construction is booming around the country, in cities big and small. While the problems associated with attracting labor are still a factor, it is not stopping some cities from ...
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