Greater Des Moines

Welcome to the LCI Greater Des Moines Community of Practice.  Located in the Greater Des Moines area, our mission is to connect A/E firms, contractors, trade partners, owners, and other stakeholders to transform 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. 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 Community of Practice aims at providing 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.

CONNECT
With Owners, Architects & Contractors
SHARE

Your Lean Journey
LEARN
About Industry Trends & Best Practices

LCI-Greater Des Moines Core Group:
Leader — Larry Cormicle, Cormicle Consulting Services, LLC
Vice-Leader
— Trevor Otto, JE Dunn Construction
Events Leader
— Jenny Herrera, The Weitz Company
Academic
  Liaison - Tonia Householder, Hy-Vee
Outreach
- Tom Foldes, Bluestone Engineering
Core Group Member
— Roger Cannoy, Interstate Electric
Core Group Member
- Thomas Wright, DIRTT Environmental Services

For questions or comments about this CoP please contact us at LCI Greater Des Moines CoP

SAVE THE DATE!

The Greater Des Moines Community of Practice meets the second Tuesday of each month beginning at 7:30 AM for a 30 minute "Meet and Greet" before the formal live in-person meeting at 8:00 - 9:00 AM.  Watch for our meeting announcements on our LinkedIn page each month. 

 

Connect with us on social media!

    

Watch our five Lean presentations on the LCI Lean Learning Series on our YouTube channel!

 

Local Lean Buzz!

We have returned to live in-person monthly meetings beginning on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 7:30 AM.  We have scheduled Lean presentations on projects for each month beginning in June through November.  Watch for our meeting announcements each month on our LinkedIn page. 

UPCOMING National LCI Events

LCIs Greater Des Moines Community of Practice PAST Events

Structionsite Presentation and Jobsite Tour (Greater Des Moines CoP)

July 13, 2021 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Panelized Curtain Wall at the ISU Student Innovation Center (Greater Des Moines CoP)

June 8, 2021 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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LCI Lean Learning Series: Conditions of Satisfaction (Greater Des Moines CoP)

May 11, 2021 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Implementation Best Practices During the Pandemic (Greater Des Moines CoP)

September 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Manufacturing = Lean Engineering (Greater Des Moines CoP)

August 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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Virtual Lean Coffee (Greater Des Moines CoP)

July 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
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LCI Lean Learning Series - Target Value Delivery (Greater Des Moines CoP)

June 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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Lean In The Construction Supply Chain (Greater Des Moines CoP)

May 12, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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A VIRTUAL MEETING: LCI Lean Learning Series - Big Room (Greater Des Moines CoP)

April 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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Last Planner System in Design (Greater Des Moines CoP)

March 10, 2020 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
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Lean Coffee (Greater Des Moines CoP)

February 11, 2020 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Prefabrication: Design to Production (Greater Des Moines CoP)

January 14, 2020 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Learning Series: Last Planner System® (Greater Des Moines CoP)

December 10, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Utilizing the Last Planner System® (LPS) On All Projects, Regardless of Size(Greater Des Moines CoP)

November 12, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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LCI Lean Learning Series / Exploring the 8 Wastes (Greater Des Moines CoP)

October 8, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Turner/MSFT Presentation on High Risk Activity Integration in LPS(Greater Des Moines CoP)

September 10, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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ISU Gerdin Building Addition-Tour (Greater Des Moines CoP)

August 13, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Microsoft Jobsite Tour- Turner Construction (Greater Des Moines CoP)

July 9, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
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