Lean for Design - The Business of Design
Why do Clients expectations fall short of design services providers fees and prescribed timeframes? That is, they feel they are not...
The U.S. design and construction industry is going through a shift in how projects are delivered. Owners are seeing a benefit to how alternative delivery approaches improve project schedules, budgets, and overall quality and value.
A core feature shared by hybrid delivery systems such as Lean, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and design-build is the participation of subcontractors and other typically downstream players earlier in the design development process.
This increased collaboration is a major change for many in the industry and being able to make that shift as seamlessly as possible is invaluable not only to Owners, but to all parties involved in the project. Architects, contractors and other partners that have the ability to work as an integrated team will be vital to owners requesting Lean, IPD or other hybrid project delivery approaches.
Taking the first steps getting into Lean that is often the hardest. That’s where the SWORD Integrated Building Solutions team can help. We have extensive experience helping clients take the first steps or continue their Lean journey. We provide the knowledge and the tools to create sustainable best practices for building a Lean Culture. Using a Lean approach and a blended eLearning platform, we customize training, coaching and delivery systems that will help companies implement these new approaches and create more value for their customers.
Our core belief is that knowledge will create value and your people are the resource that will deliver value for both the Company and the Customer.