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    01 Mar
    Boston Construction Starts 2016 with a Boom

    Boston construction is off to a roaring start in 2016, according to Dodge Data & Analytics, a New York-based construction research firm. The following numbers are compiled using information from..

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    29 Feb
    Let Collaborative Planning Make Your Job Easier

    One fear of working collaboratively, is that more time spent on front end planning will only serve to increase the cost of the project. Project Managers worry that implementing this on a project..

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    26 Feb
    Casino Construction 'effectively on hold'

    In a press conference on Wednesday, Wynn Everett President Robert DeSalvio announced that plans for the new casino were on hold pending Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone’s appeal of an..

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    24 Feb
    3 reasons Subcontractors love Collaborative Planning.

    When we first bring up to benefits of collaborative planning to PMs there is usually a concern that subs will not be interested in this way to plan. They question whether it would make sense with..

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    23 Feb
    How to Organize a Smarter Planning Session

    Good planning is a fundamental tool of a successful construction project. Michael has has already written a great article about smarter planning and collaboration. If you haven’t yet, you should..

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    19 Feb
    Best Practices: Last Planner® System

    To help get your year started right, spend some time in Touchplan's Lean Learning Center. There are lots of great articles to help with understanding Lean Construction and the Last Planner® System.

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    18 Feb
    6 Steps for Becoming a Better Facilitator

    An effective facilitator can be the difference between a productive planning session and a frustrating waste of time. Your job, as facilitator, is to move along the collaboration without taking..

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    17 Feb
    2016 Construction Spending Forecast

    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently released their semi­annual Consensus Construction Forecast. This compilation of the nation’s top seven construction forecasters is predicting 8%..

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    16 Feb
    Lean Construction Management

    Take a minute today and head on over to Capterra Construction Management blog. "The Ultimate Guide to Project Management Methodologies for Construction" features our very own Michael Sullivan.

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