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. Nate Czerniejewski, PE, PMP, General Manager, EPCM; Brad Rowe, CCWP, Division Manager, Mexico Operations;  Chelsea Kania, Systems Administrator; and Julie Dolan, Global Account Manager will present “A/E Firm’s Lean Journey: Practical Tips to Prepare and Equip Even Your Biggest Skeptics” as part of LCI’s Ohio Valley CoP. The presentation will speak to the evolution of the firm’s employee culture, training investments, process development, executive leadership commitment, and include tangible project examples that highlight SSOE’s partnership with key clients throughout. 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 →