Industry Today: “SSOE Increases Operational Transparency with Kanbanize”

Josh Zimmerman, Department Manager, Business Development, BIM2Fab Steel, and Jourdan Schermerhorn, AIA, PMP, Senior Project Manager, both of SSOE Group, were recently quoted in this Industry Today magazine article. This recently published article discusses how the implementation of Kanbanize across SSOE and training employees on the Kanban Method has brought several key results for the firm. To read the full article, click here. Continue Reading →

SSOE to Present at Lean Construction Institute’s Ohio Valley Community of Practice Event

“A/E Firm’s Lean Journey: Practical Tips to Prepare and Equip Even Your Biggest Skeptics” CINCINNATI, Ohio, November 27, 2019 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced today that four of their professionals will present at Lean Construction Institute’s (LCI) Ohio Valley Community of Practice (CoP) event in Cincinnati on Tuesday, December 2, 2019 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. Continue Reading →

Leaning into Kanban

As part of our Lean journey here at SSOE, we’ve been working to employ the Kanban Method at the discipline department level, taking a narrow and deep approach to implementation as our first step toward tackling it as an organization. More than just a to-do list, the Kanban Method—often used synonymously with the pull system tool used to employ it—is an organizational approach to incremental, evolutionary change originally created by software pioneer David J. Anderson. It allows project teams to more effectively visualize their work in order to speed up the flow of that work. This is done by breaking work down into a manageable, commitment-based plan that is driven by the team as a whole, moving away from “my work” and moving toward “our work”. Continue Reading →