Central Indiana

LCI Central Indiana Community of Practice

The Central Indiana CoP began meeting in 2014. Our group is focused on bringing Lean education to Central Indiana and beyond. Our group holds large group meetings 4 times a year, and began hosting monthly Lean Coffees in June 2016. We are always seeking new members, meeting locations, and speakers for our events. Please contact lci.central.indiana@gmail.com if interested in participating.

 

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LCI Central Indiana Community of Practice UPCOMING Events

Jul
15
Wed
Lean Show & Tell: Overview of the “Day in the Life” Event (Central Indiana CoP) @ WebEx Meeting
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

With the current state of our world & our industry, it is important for us to find ways to utilize lean practices on our projects. While social distancing limits they way we collaborate, it has forced us to come up with innovative ways to implement lean principles in our organizations. Loretta Sherwood, Director of Integrated Project Delivery for Design & Construction at IU Health, will start us off reviewing their recent and ongoing initiative.

UPCOMING National LCI Events

Jul
16
Thu
WEBINAR: Kaizen – Continuous Improvement for Design & Construction
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Call it Kaizen, continuous improvement, or operational excellence, we all want to be better and better at what we do. That may be with our crews in the field, how we execute projects, our design teams, or the everyday processes we use to operate our organization. In this webinar you will learn:

 

  • What is “kaizen” and how it is different from “innovation”
  • Why process-oriented thinking, central to all lean thinking, is critical to continuous improvement
  • How to generate and capture ideas for improvement
  • How to turn those ideas in to standard processes that can benefit your projects and your organization
  • Why a focus on people delivers better results than a focus on results
  • What is Value Stream Mapping and simple ways to start mapping now
  • How to turn “lessons learned” in to “improved processes”

 

What you learn can be put to use right away. While becoming a continuously improving organization takes time, with every step you, your teams, and your organization will benefit.

Aug
6
Thu
WEBINAR: Lean in the Design Phase
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Design professionals want to know how they can improve client outcomes while maximizing design excellence. Participants in the Lean in the Design Phase webinar will gain insight to Lean approaches and tools relative to the design phase of project delivery.  They will understand how Lean supports optimizing team communication, collaboration and results by connecting people, principles, and practices. Participants will be exposed to how Lean processes such as Target Value Delivery, set-based design, and the Last Planner System® in Design can be applied.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain overview understanding of Lean as relative to the design phase.
  • Learn how Lean tools and processes eliminate waste and support higher productivity.
  • Learn how the Lean Operating System enables design solutions that respond to the Owner’s values.
  • Learn how teams organize, operate in a collaborative setting and communicate resulting in more effective project delivery.
Aug
14
Fri
Conversations With Coaches @ Zoom Meeting
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for a 60-minute virtual CoP experience to engage deeply with independent Lean Coaches in a collaborative discussion.
Come with your most vexing Lean implementation or project problems and get expert advice. We will utilize breakouts to discuss topics in small groups, each led by a coach.

The Zoom link for attendance will be included with your registration confirmation email.

This is going to be a fun and interactive session and so we are capping attendance at 50! As well, joining from your mobile device may be frustrating. For that reason, we are only allowing attendees to join from your computer. We also ask that everyone #turnyourcameraon and come ready to actively participate! It will enrich the experience for all participants.

Aug
27
Thu
WEBINAR: Gemba Walks For Construction @ GoToWebinar
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Construction teams looking to improve the value being produced by workers and to create safer working environments conduct Gemba Walks.  In the Gemba Walks For Construction course, participants will gain insight to the what, why and how to successfully implement this method to support their projects.  This course is important to developing a positive continuous improvement mindset on your projects. 

 

Learning Objectives:

1. Gain an understanding of the definitions of Gemba and Gemba Walks: “The What.”

2. Identify the purpose and roles related to conducting a Gemba Walk: “The Why.”

3. Discover the process of conducting a Gemba Walk including key guiding questions: “The How.”

4. Gain insight through real-project examples of Gemba Walks and the resulting improvements.

Oct
19
Mon
22nd Annual Congress @ A Virtual Conference
Oct 19 @ 9:45 am – Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm

Discover the presentations that mean the most to your Lean journey with five tracks built around the overarching theme of The ABCs of Lean: Transformation through Actions, Best Practices and Coaching:

  • Transforming Behavior & Culture
    Lean isn’t just about tools and processes, but rather effective ways to approach challenges. New thinking leads to Lean behaviors and creates a culture of continuous improvement and respect for others. This track will explore how coaching can drive sustained behavioral change and the techniques and best practices that have demonstrated positive results.
  • Transforming Preconstruction & Design
    Architects, engineers and trade partners face unique challenges when asked to collaborate during pre-construction. This track will investigate the challenges have been addressed by applying Lean throughout the project planning and design phases to maximize value and reduce waste.
  • Transforming Procurement & Production
    As speed to market demand continues to drive pressure for quicker turnover of projects, more effective procurement, and transformational supply chain management is needed. This track will cover the actions, best practices and coaching methods that are being used to explore and solve delivery challenges and increase productivity through Lean design and construction.
  • Transforming Construction Support & Planning
    Construction support and planning tools create better information flow and transparency. Together, we will discuss how utilizing tools such as visual communication, project onboarding processes, the Last Planner System ®, etc. have transformed projects and outline what obstacles these tools have helped resolve. Attendees will share how they have coached or have been coached to leverage construction support and planning tools to achieve Lean transformation.
  • Transforming Field Execution & Safety
    Optimizing field efficiency and effectiveness through safe practices should be the number one goal of all Lean organizations. This track will cover the actions, best practices, or coaching techniques have been implemented to transform the field or safety on various projects.

 

LCIs Central Indiana Community of Practice PAST Events

LCI Lean Learning Series – Target Value Delivery – A Virtual Learning Opportunity (Central Indiana CoP)

June 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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LCI Lean Learning Series – A3 Thinking – A Virtual Learning Opportunity (Central Indiana CoP)

June 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Lean Show & Tell: Process Improvement (Central Indiana CoP)

May 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Show & Tell: Daily Huddles – Virtual and Best Practices (Central Indiana CoP)

April 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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CANCELLED: Lean Show & Tell – Concept to Construction: How to Get From the Model to Fabrication (Central Indiana CoP)

March 18, 2020 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Two Lean Congress Presentations (Central Indiana CoP)

March 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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Lean Show & Tell – Visual Communication Tools- (Central Indiana CoP)

February 19, 2020 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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LCI Lean Learning Series / Exploring the 8 Wastes (Central Indiana CoP)

January 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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Lean Brew and Study Action Team – Continuous Improvement Ch 31 & Retrospectives – Ch 16 from the book Transforming Design & Construction- (Central Indiana CoP)

December 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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A Lean Coffee -Sound Decision Making / from the book Transforming Design & Construction: A Framework for Change (Central Indiana CoP)

September 18, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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A Lean Coffee – Problem Solving (Central Indiana CoP)

August 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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A Lean Coffee -Mindset of an Effective Big Room (from the book Transforming Design&Construction: A Framework for Change- Chapter 37(Central Indiana CoP)

July 17, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Design Assist Impact on Delivering Lean Design & Construction (Central Indiana CoP)

June 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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A Lean Coffee -Project Planning (from the book Transforming Design&Construction: A Framework for Change- Chapters 25, 26 & 28(Central Indiana CoP)

May 22, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Introduction to Lean and Last Planner® (Ohio Valley CoP)

May 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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A Lean Coffee – Goal Settings-Conditions of Satisfaction (from the book “Transforming Design & Construction:A Framework for Change” (Central Indiana CoP)

April 24, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Integrated Facility Design- Bringing the Skillset In-House- (Central Indiana CoP)

April 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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A Lean Coffee – (Central Indiana CoP)

March 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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A Lean Coffee – (Central Indiana CoP)

February 27, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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A Lean Coffee (Central Indiana CoP)

January 29, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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A Lean Coffee (Central Indiana CoP)

November 27, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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A Lean Coffee (Central Indiana CoP)

October 23, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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A Lean Coffee (Central Indiana CoP)

September 18, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Cocktail (Central Indiana COP)

August 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
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Great Design Enabled by Lean (Central Indiana CoP)

September 13, 2018 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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A Lean Coffee (Central Indiana CoP)

June 12, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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A Lean Coffee (Central Indiana CoP)

May 8, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
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A Lean Coffee (Central Indiana CoP)

March 13, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Risk Management Metrics for an IPD Project (Central Indiana)

May 23, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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(CANCELLED)Lean Coffee – DECEMBER (Central Indiana CoP)

December 12, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – NOVEMBER (Central Indiana CoP)

November 14, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – OCTOBER (Central Indiana CoP)

October 10, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – SEPTEMBER (Central Indiana CoP)

September 12, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – AUGUST (Central Indiana CoP)

August 8, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – JULY (Central Indiana CoP)

July 11, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – JUNE (Central Indiana CoP)

June 13, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – MAY (Central Indiana CoP)

May 9, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – APRIL (Central Indiana CoP)

April 11, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Owner’s Business Case for Lean – Owner’s Only (Central Indiana CoP)

March 17, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
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Owner’s Business Case for Lean (Central Indiana CoP)

March 16, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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Lean Coffee – MARCH (Central Indiana CoP)

March 14, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – FEBRUARY (Central Indiana CoP)

February 14, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Owners Coffee- JANUARY (Central Indiana CoP)

January 24, 2017 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
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Lean Coffee – JANUARY (Central Indiana CoP)

January 10, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – December (Central Indiana CoP)

December 13, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Owners Coffee (Central Indiana CoP)

October 27, 2016 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
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Pull Planning: Improving Project Workflow (Central Indiana CoP)

September 20, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Lean Coffee – November (Central Indiana CoP)

November 8, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – October (Central Indiana CoP)

October 11, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee – September 2016

September 13, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am
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Lean Coffee – July 2016

July 12, 2016
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Lean Coffee – June 2016

June 7, 2016
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Not All Projects are “True IPD.”

March 19, 2016
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Choosing by Advantages: How to Make Better Design Decisions

March 10, 2016
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Lean Thinking & Technology

May 14, 2015
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Indiana University Health

February 12, 2015
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Last Planner System®

November 20, 2014
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Lean Design in Healthcare Facilities

August 21, 2014
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