Efficiency Eludes The Construction Industry

NINE years ago the first concrete was poured for Berlin Brandenburg airport. It was expected to open in 2012, to cost 1.2bn ($1.8bn) and to welcome 34m passengers each year. ...
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The DMAIC Cycle - 5 Phases of Lean Six Sigma

DMAIC is the problem-solving methodology behind Lean Six Sigma. As a cycle, it consists of five vital actions: Project selection is crucial for success Before beginning any ...
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Outdated Equipment Adds To Low Productivity Measures For Construction Industry

Construction has never moved at the same technological pace as other industries. The nature of the business is that conditions change from job to job, and even construction of ...
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70% Of All Construction Projects Are Over Budget & Delivered Late

Construction labor efficiency and productivity has decreased, while all other non-farming labor efficiency has doubled or more since the 1960s. Currently, 70% of projects are ...
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Lean Projects are Three Times More Likely to Complete Ahead of Schedule According to Dodge Data & Analytics’ Research

Dodge Data & Analytics recently benchmarked the current state of capital project delivery performance and found a statistically significant correlation between use of Lean ...
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