Tag: Projects

12 Construction Apps To Improve Productivity

There’s no question that mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have made our lives easier. Mobile construction apps allow you to get instant access to project information in the field and communicate real-time data back to the office or your client.
Whether you are looking for a single solution like daily reporting, plan viewing, time sheets or a complete project management solution, there are a ton of mobile construction apps available for your Apple or Android devices.

We’ve selected 12 construction apps that can help improve productivity and facilitate better communication with all members of the project team and other stakeholders. Continue reading “12 Construction Apps To Improve Productivity”

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:

TRESTLES - DMAIC CYCLE - LEAN SIX SIGMA

PROJECT SELECTION IS CRUCIAL FOR SUCCESS

Before beginning any process improvement project, it’s vital that you choose projects that are good candidates for improvement. This will set you up for success. A good project for improvement will always:

  • Have an obvious problem within the process
  • Have the potential to result in increased revenue, reduced cost or improved efficiency
  • Have collectable data

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