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Building with Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

Building with Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

November 25, 2020

James Pease, Executive Director - Design and Construction at UCSF Medical Center, shares his decade-plus of experiences of integrated project delivery in healthcare, more than 20 projects and counting. James is a leading expert in the setup and structure of large, complex capital projects using Lean and Integrated Project Delivery. He has a record of driving highly reliable results with projects finishing on time and on budget. James is also the Executive Editor at the https://leanipd.com website that shares information and best practices in order to further the use of Lean Construction, Integrated Project Delivery, and Building Information Modeling to ultimately improve outcomes in the Design and Construction of capital projects.

YouTube video at https://youtu.be/PsK9V6XvsZo

Connect with James via

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamespease

Twitter at https://twitter.com/leanipd

Connect with Felipe via

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe

Twitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer

Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/thefelipeengineer

Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute (LCI). This non-profit organization operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through Lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. Learn more at https://www.leanconstruction.org

Respect People, Respect the Work

Respect People, Respect the Work

November 11, 2020

Many people start with Lean tools first, most experienced practitioners later focus deeper on Lean thinking, values, and mindset. Stan Chiu is Director of Healthcare for Gensler’s Los Angeles Practice and is a leader in Lean Design and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD). Stan firsthand knows and believes in the power of respect for people and continuous improvement. His projects have been recognized for design excellence including National AIA and SCUP Honor Awards. Stan serves on professional and institutional boards including the Lean Construction Institute bringing nearly 30 years of experience in complex projects focused on the Health, Wellness and Education sectors for clients such as Sutter Health, Samsung, UHS, the University of California and the Mayo Clinic.

Follow Stan on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/stan-chiu-0890337/

Follow Felipe on social media via

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe

Twitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer

Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute (LCI). This non-profit organization operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through Lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. Learn more at https://www.leanconstruction.org/

Scrum Beyond PDCA

Scrum Beyond PDCA

October 28, 2020

Dr. Jeff Sutherland invented Scrum to help people make better stuff faster and have a good time doing it. Avi Schneier helps Jeff do that, specializes with Scrum outside of software, and shares how using Scrum with large firms led to the Scrum at Scale Guide for multiple teams. Avi Schneier is a Principal Consultant at Scrum Inc. responsible for international needs in the Asia Pacific region and some Fortune 500 and 200 clients in the United States. “A bad attitude and a Brooklyn accent goes a long way to get leadership to listen to you.”  Avi shares how any organization can adopt Agile and Scrum and why the framework goes beyond Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) Lean Thinking.

YouTube Video at https://youtu.be/XWdzyaFR97A 

Follow Avi on LinkedIn at 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/avi-schneier/ 

Follow Felipe on social media via

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe

Twitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer 

Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute (LCI). This non-profit organization operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through Lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. Learn more at https://www.leanconstruction.org

Changing Mental Health at Work

Changing Mental Health at Work

October 10, 2020

Today is World Mental Health Day (10/10/2020) and The Easier, Better, for Construction Show BONUS episode is for us to see how to spot and help ourselves and others make building easier and better while improving our mental wellbeing. Michelle E. Dickinson, Author, TED Speaker, and advocate, discusses ways to decrease the mental health stigma and shame that prevents people from accessing care within the workplace along with her own personal story of perseverance and triumph. Michelle shared important tips and strategies to help us all stay mentally empowered during the current uncertainty with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Follow Michelle on Social Media at

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-e-dickinson-7882013

https://www.michelleedickinson.com/

Free Chapter of my Book: http://breakingintomylife.com/excerpt/

Hear Michelle with Bella Englebach and Gemma Jones on The Edges of Lean Podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/continuous-improvement-and-mental-health/id1524846544?i=1000490069960

Follow Felipe on social media via

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe

Twitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer

Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress.  It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching.  Learn more at https://www.lcicongress.org/2020

Building Team Culture with Positive Adaptation

Building Team Culture with Positive Adaptation

October 7, 2020

Denis Stroup continues building upon nearly three decades of experience focusing on lean integrated project delivery and healthcare design. We explored how to build continuous improvement culture with owners and teams along with pivoting to overcome COVID-19 project challenges. Denis shares his passion for building and sustaining a culture that fosters a highly collaborative environment where people do their best work. We also shared some #Scrum and Last Planner System stories that enable positive collaboration, COVID challenges, and how lean helped even stubborn people change and adapt. 

Follow Denis on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/denis-j-stroup-0a554a41/

Follow Felipe on social media via

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe

Twitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer

Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress.  It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching.  Learn more at https://www.lcicongress.org/2020

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