Information technology

Conference paper

Construction of Lean Management System for Power Grid Equipment Based on Multi-Service Convergence

As one of the most important components of power grid, the reliability of the equipment plays an important role in both safe stability of power grid and the improvement of the customer's electricity environment, which matters the economic benefits of all sides. In this paper...
Journal article

Improving the efficiency of highway construction project management using lean management

This study looked into the principles and practices of lean management pertinent to highway construction projects to analyze whether lean management practices could improve the management efficiency for complex projects. It was found that lean management tools that are used repeatedly and the ones that...
Presentation

Towards agile engineering of mechatronic systems in machinery and plant construction

Agile procedures (e.g. Scrum) are commonly used in rapidly changing environments of software engineering. Experts appreciate improvements in interdisciplinary collaboration, lead times and development costs by applying agile techniques as artifacts, meetings, roles and visualisation methods. Up to now, the use of agile procedures is...
Conference paper

Tolerance compliance measurement using terrestrial laser scanner

Terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) provides remote sensing and a quick and comprehensive technique for deviation analyses. Its application for precision surveying purposes is becoming a common practice. There are many interdependent parameters that determine whether the accuracy obtained during the data collection and registration is...
Presentation

Envision of an integrated information system for project-driven production in construction

Construction frequently appears at the bottom of productivity charts with decreasing indexes of productivity over the years. Lack of innovation and delayed adoption, informal processes or insufficient rigor and consistency in process execution, insufficient knowledge transfer from project to project, weak project monitoring, little crossfunctional...
Conference paper

Construction of intelligent manufacturing workshop based on lean management

With the development of a new round of revolution of science and technology, the traditional manufacturing industry is gradually upgrading to the direction of intelligent manufacturing. In this process, informatization and industrialization are the key elements during the transformation of enterprises, and the use of...
Journal article

A lean approach for real-time planning and monitoring in engineer-to-order construction projects

Engineer-to-order (ETO) construction companies are characterized by an off-site and on-site production. Often, budget deviations for installation works on-site are identified in a late stage when improvement actions cannot be applied anymore. Consequently, installation tasks are often affected by significant delays and/or reworks. This work...
Conference paper

Off-site guarding: Look-ahead supply scheduling for risk indication with BIM

Modern Information and Communication Technology (ICT) make it possible to re-organize the information flow and enhance the physical flow of the Construction Supply Chain (CSC). Considering the resource status and potential risks that exist in the CSC, this paper first explores the current CSC re-organization...
Blog post

7 critical Lean Construction software features

Many leaders in the construction industry are investing in technology to support the organization's improvement efforts and to ensure the spread of the Lean mindset. Those who choose the right solution and implement it successfully have found that it has a significant impact on their...
Blog post

Our best 6 tips for implementing Lean Construction

Many leaders in the construction industry recognize that they can reduce costs, improve safety, deliver more value, and adhere to budgets by applying the tools and techniques that have been popular in healthcare and manufacturing for so long.