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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Thank Construction Workers for Labor Day ...the History of Labor Day

Long before Labor Day’s association with the end of summer, BBQ’s and outdoor festivals, Labor Day was originally established as “a yearly national tribute to the contributions ...
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Getting Your Team Bought-In on Short Interval Scheduling

When talking about construction industry waste, everyone agrees it is bad, but oftentimes no action is taken to reduce or eliminate it. Because of the challenges or variation ...
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Reducing Labor Waste with Short Interval Scheduling

Unfortunately, more times than not, construction crews show up for work and they encounter problems that prevent them from efficiently doing their job. It could be errors on ...
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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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