Business Measurement Fails, Part I
Why is getting the numbers right so hard when managing a business?
A Deming Dozen: Nuggets of Wisdom to Work and Live By
Wise words from quality and efficiency expert Dr. W. Edwards Deming abound. Here’s a look at a dozen of the best of Deming's ideas that home builders can learn from
Walk on By? If You're Ignoring Waste, It's at Your Own Expense
Sure, there are new methods and tech advances that might save you some coin, but don’t overlook the big dollars right in front of you right now
Software for Home Builders: Why It Isn’t Working
Software systems offer home builders real operational advantages, but several stumbling blocks continue to undermine success
Good or Great: What Distinguishes Good Home Builders From Great Ones?
Why do some builders continue to struggle, even when they’re making money?
Downturn Revisited—Why Efficiency Wins Every Time for Your Business
Pundits may not agree on the severity of the coming economic downturn, but one thing’s certain: these 10 essential tactics will boost your business' efficiency, productivity, and profit
Off-Site Construction Drivers and Enablers—The Great Convergence, Part 2
A closer look at what’s propelling the adoption of off-site construction methods in home building
The Great Convergence, Part 1: Why the Move to Off-Site Construction Now?
If you want to know what's driving home building's move to off-site construction methods: look to the convergence of technology and culture
Measurement Fails in Business, Part II: Real-World Examples and Solutions
If you're running a home building company and believe numbers equal truth, think again. Numbers do, in fact, lie. But there are ways to achieve more reliable business metrics
Project Manager Workloads: How Much Is Enough?
How many houses can one field superintendent carry? Consider these 15 factors to sort it out