Infrastructure

Don’t bank on an infrastructure boom – it’s time to work smarter

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Infrastructure is back on the agenda in a big way in the US. There are two good reasons why. First, the current incumbent of the White House has put infrastructure spending at the top of the agenda (well, first after immigration and healthcare reform…); because in a hat-tip to Roosevelt’s pump priming-policies, massive investment infrastructure not only creates jobs (especially Trump’s homespun blue-collar jobs for American people narrative), it also repays dividends in community benefit and long-term regeneration. Second, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has just released its Infrastructure Report Card – a simple assessment of the state …

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See Graeme again at the LCI Summit

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We love it when our friends and advocates get a bit of recognition. We’ve been working with Graeme Shaw (now Head of the prestigious Northern Line Extension project in London) for several years, and he has unfailingly blown the trumpet for A2B methodologies: empowered staff, inbuilt simplicity and Lean attitudes as well as Lean processes. Graeme will be speaking for the second year running at the Lean Construction Institute UK’s annual Summit (date etc. to be announced shortly). If you can’t wait, see him in action as part of this LCI video of the 2014 event. Graeme is not just an …

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A2B Lean Transformation Presentation at Infrarail

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Over the last four years, London Underground has taken unprecedented steps to allow its staff to make business-changing decisions; to be allowed to practice and experiment. The process, involving every level and specialisation within this arm of London Underground, has had a dramatic effect, creating a paradigm shift that was often thought of as impossible. In this presentation, delivered at Infrarail 2014, you can see how we achieved it. http://prezi.com/_onb-lpvo0p1/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

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Take a look at our Lean training from the inside…

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A2B has been working with London Underground’s SUP Programme to support their transformation and adoption of a ‘Lean’ mindset.  This involved running a ‘Full Lean’ methodology course providing insights and skills to help attendees improve their area of the business. This ‘Full Lean’ course also provided participants with an opportunity to identify a practical improvement to the business, with the trainers’ support to ensure they not only understand but can apply their skills in the real world.  A ‘Mini Lean’ course was also developed and handed over to in house trainers to support the programme-wide transformation. The ‘Mini Lean’ course covers key items from the ‘Lean’ mindset and focuses …

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