BIM 360 Plan software is a new cloud and mobile Solution that provides a visual collaborative way to manage short-interval project schedules. With support for the Last Planner System, BIM 360 Plan software helps you to take advantage of your team's expertise so you can deliver projects faster with fewer costly surprises. This class will introduce the key principles and benefits of lean construction and production planning, showing you how to use BIM 360 Plan software to build more-reliable project work plans, and help reduce waste associated with overproduction, excess inventory, and task rework. This is a hands-on lab that requires no previous training or knowledge of BIM 360 Plan software. You will leave this class fully trained in understanding the functional use of BIM 360 Plan software!
- Discover the key principles and benefits of lean construction and production planning
- Learn how to use BIM 360 Plan to create activities and track roadblocks that can disrupt reliable production plans
- Learn BIM 360 Plan software's last planner workflow: milestone pull-plans, 6-week lookaheads, weekly work plans, and daily huddles
- Discover how to use BIM 360 Plan to track and analyze commitments and calculate plan percent complete (PPC)
Todd Elkins is a consultant and lean construction expert at Autodesk, Inc., focusing on construction. He spent 5 years developing and training lean practices for a large Bay Area-based general contractor before coming to Autodesk. He was the co-creator and first employee of ourPlan, which was acquired by Autodesk, Inc., in 2014, and has since been redeveloped into the new product, BIM 360 Plan software. Elkins is responsible for driving lean practices and principles into construction projects by capitalizing on technology. He is currently working with design and construction teams to change their business processes and turn information into insight. His specialties include lean construction, construction technology, Building Information Modeling (BIM) management, strategic planning, construction management, integrated project delivery, reliable promising, last planner system (LPS), pull plan scheduling, production planning, work structuring, and production innovation.