Posted by David Umstot on August 10, 2015
I recently read Team of Teams / New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World written by General Stanley McChrystal with Tantum Collins, David Silverman and Chris Fussell. I was struck by the similarities of the challenges the US Military faced in Iraq and with those we face in the...
Tags: collaboration, lean construction, lean management, team of teams, big room
Posted by David Umstot on January 07, 2015
Practices Merger Increases Value for the Lean Community: Umstot Project and Facilities Solutions, LLC and The ReAlignment Group of California, LLC Emerge as Key Provider of Lean Coaching Services
I am excited to share the merger of our firm with the The ReAlignment Group of...
Tags: merger, umstot project and facilities solutions, the realignment group of california, dan fauchier, david umstot
Posted by David Umstot on April 30, 2014
I had the opportunity to participate on a Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and San Diego County Water Authority community inspection trip of the Hoover Dam and Colorado River Aqueduct this past weekend. We started with a tour of the Hoover Dam and its generating plant on...
Tags: mwd, colorado river aqueduct
Posted by David Umstot on February 25, 2014
San Diego City College celebrated the ceremonial grand opening of the new 98,000 gsf Science building this past week. San Diego Interim Mayor Todd Gloria (pictured above) addressed the audience of more than 100 in attendance. The building contains two wings configured in an...
Tags: san diego city college, science building, grand opening, harley ellis devereux, je moore consulting, rudolph and sletten, tb penick, gould electric, alpha mechanical, aoreed
Posted by David Umstot on December 10, 2013
We are excited to share that the California Department of General Services certified Umstot Project and Facilities Solutions, LLC as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) today.
Posted by David Umstot on December 08, 2013
Congratulations to the San Diego Community College District, Continuing Education, SGPA Architecture and Planning, and PCL Construction Services for receiving recognition for the ENR California 2013 Best Higher Education project for the new Continuing Education Mesa College campus (ENR...
Tags: mesa college, continuing education, san diego community colelge district, enr california, 2013 best higher education project, ma engineers, pcl construction services, sgpa
Posted by David Umstot on December 02, 2013
McGraw-Hill issued this SmartMarket Report on Lean Construction this past month. You can download a copy free via the link on our "Featured Report" tab on our home page. The report contains some great survey data from three groups
1) lean practitioners
2) those that are...
Tags: mcgraw-hill, lean construction, smartmarket report
Posted by David Umstot on September 30, 2013
September is now a memory, but was packed with a lot of good events including the PCAPPA 2013 conference held here in San Diego on September 14-17th. More than 300 people were in attendance. There were some great presentations on growing leadership in a Volatile Uncertain Complex and...
Tags: david umstot, coaa, construction owners association of america, cmaa, constrution management association of america, pull planning, lean construction, lean project delivery, wccc, western council of construction consumers, jacob williams, brian boudreau, dan fauchier, tom fine, realignment group, je moore consulting, san diego 2013 lean aec industry day
Posted by David Umstot on September 09, 2013
The PCAPPA 2013 Annual Conference being hosted at the San Diego Marriort Marquis and Marina will kick off this coming Sunday with an evening welcome reception. Please consider joining us at the conference for an informative and engaging educational program. Registration is...
Tags: pcappa, pcappa2013
Posted by David Umstot on August 01, 2013
We are excited to share that Boone Hellmann has agreed to support our team on selected assignments. Boone recently retired from UCSD after 25 years as Associate Vice Chancellor and Campus Architect. His depth of knowledge and vast experience base will be invaluable to our...
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