CABA Information Series

(IS-2014-64) Lean Construction Leveraging Collaboration and Advanced Practices to Increase Project Efficiency

Recently, Mcgraw Hill Construction has explored many ways in which the industry has addressed questions of inefficiency. Their series of biM reports demonstrate, among other findings, that the collaborative approach biM can help foster has strong impacts on productivity and profitability. Similarly,? the 2011 Prefabrication and Modularization and Mitigation of Risk in Construction SmartMarket Reports reveal approaches that improve the process of construction, improving the bottom-line of projects.? This report builds upon those findings? by demonstrating that taking a Lean approach, including the use of BIM and prefabrication, makes firms more competitive and yields strong business benefits.



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