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A podcast dedicated to stories, case studies and lessons learned of applying Lean Construction from around the world.

The Lean Construction Blog's Podcast Dick Bayer

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A podcast dedicated to stories, case studies and lessons learned of applying Lean Construction from around the world.

    Episode 12 - Barbara Jackson, PhD: A Life in "Not Just Construction"

    Episode 12 - Barbara Jackson, PhD: A Life in "Not Just Construction"

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    Barbara J. Jackson, Ph.D., DBIA is the Director of the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management (RECM) in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver and its Center for Integrated Project Leadership for the Built Environment.

    Dr. Jackson’s focus is on integrated project delivery, design-build project management, interdisciplinary collaboration, and integrated project leadership. Dr. Jackson spent 20 years in the construction industry working as a project estimator and senior project manager and then as President and Owner of Design/Build Services Inc. 

    She holds a B.S. in Housing and Design, a Masters in Construction Management, and a Ph.D. in Education and Human Resources with a specialization in Technology of Industry from Colorado State University. Dr. Jackson received a Design-Build Distinguished Leadership Award in 2001 and 2002, and the DBIA Distinguished Service Award in 2005. Dr. Jackson is a nationally recognized speaker on design-build project delivery and high performance design-build teams. She also provides private consulting services and coaching to industry.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 11 - Henry Nutt: Bringing Respect to Craftworkers and Helping People Find Their AHA Moments

    Episode 11 - Henry Nutt: Bringing Respect to Craftworkers and Helping People Find Their AHA Moments

    Henry Nutt has been in the trades for 35 years as a sheet metal worker, foreman, superintendent, and general superintendent. Henry talks about how to make the trades more attractive to young people, allowing people working in the trades to understand that they are professionals in the same esteem as doctors and engineers responsible for millions of dollars of work. He advocates for helping people find their own journey and discover their own AHA moment. Lean is something that he preaches because it makes everyone's life better.

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 10 - Amy Marks : The Queen of Prefab

    Episode 10 - Amy Marks : The Queen of Prefab

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 9 - Keyan Zandy : The Lean Builder

    Episode 9 - Keyan Zandy : The Lean Builder

    Keyan Zandy is a longtime Lean practitioner, enthusiast, and advocate. As Skiles Group’s COO, he has a dual focus on client service and on nurturing a progressive company culture. He is ultimately responsible for the oversight of the firm’s daily operations and ensuring that their Lean processes are continuously improved and consistently practiced. He is the co-author of The Lean Builder: A Builder’s Guide to Applying Lean Tools in the Field, which simplifies and clearly articulates the benefits of seven primary Lean concepts, and delivers them in a highly-relatable, immediately-applicable, and field-friendly manner. Keyan also holds a patent for an award-winning crisis management communication and emergency response tool called Smart Safety where he serves as CEO.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 8 - Katherine Copeland : Target Value Delivery

    Episode 8 - Katherine Copeland : Target Value Delivery

    Katherine Copeland has been doing “lean” since she helped organize her father’s shop when she was 10.  She followed her Grandmother to Penn State—her Grandmother was the valedictorian of the class of 1932.  She has followed that pedigree with more—very active in LCI, part of the Southland team at the California Prison Healthcare Receivership and now director of Target Value Delivery with Merck.  Join us as we reminisce and look ahead.

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 7 - Geza Banfai : Integrated Project Delivery in Canada

    Episode 7 - Geza Banfai : Integrated Project Delivery in Canada

    One of Canada's pre-eminent construction lawyers, Geza Banfai worked with the Candian Construction Documents Committee to draft CCDC 30, Canada's first IPD contract.  We visit with Geza to discuss the role of contracts in allowing us to use a full lean design and construction operating platform.  We compare and contrast construction practice in the US and Canada.  And finally we discuss "what's next?"

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    • 56 min

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