Cascadia-Portland

LCI Community of Practice

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Cascadia-Portland, OR

Welcome to the LCI Cascadia-Portland Community of Practice (CoP).  Located in the great Northwest, our mission is to connect A/E firms, general contractors, trade partners, owners, and other stakeholders to tranform the design and construction industry through Lean practices.  We are committed to pushing the envelope of what is possible through innovation, continuous learning, and collaboration.  Our ultimate goal is to set the benchmark for project value delivery in our industry.

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Our Impact

What We Do

As part of the Lean Construction Institute, we serve as a local extension reaching out to design and construction stakeholders by:

  • Advancing Lean knowledge and understanding.
  • Providing academic, applied and experiential learning opportunities that engage members at any point in their development of Lean mastery.
  • Building a Lean network to better connect people and ideas.

Whether you are new to Lean or you are a seasoned Lean practitioner, our CoP hopes to provide you with a dynamic and energizing forum where you will meet like-minded individuals and/or organizations that want to take their value proposition and value delivery to the next level. 

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Get In Touch

We are always looking for people to become more active in our CoP so please contact Brad Wigh or Ed Thompson if you would like to become involved with the efforts of our Core Group or to request specific topics of interest to help us create events that are of interest to you and will help you in your Lean journey going forward.

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Field Crew Huddle

Explore the Field Crew Huddle website to see how community of practice members are contributing to a platform for sharing methods, improvements and lessons learned on project sites or shops. Want to be featured? Now accepting submissions.

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Upcoming Local Events

22
Mon
Jul

The Lean Builder - A Summer Study Action Team - Part 1

Cascadia-Portland Community of Practice

Upcoming National Events

11
Thu
Jul

How to Build a Culture of Planning and Purpose

Webinar
25
Thu
Jul

Introduction to Choosing by Advantages Sound Decisionmaki

Webinar
22
Thu
Aug

Gemba Walks for Construction

Webinar
06
Fri
Sep

Introduction to the Last Planner System®

Webinar
07
Thu
Nov

IPD for Small Projects

Webinar
21
Thu
Nov

Reliable Promising: The Heart of Accountability

Webinar
19
Thu
Dec

Principles of Target Value Delivery (TVD)

Webinar