Co-location, Building Information Model (BIM), Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), and Big-Room meetings all promote collaboration.The Target Value Design team members work closely with each other to find innovative ways of saving cost without compromising scope, schedule, or quality.
Working with the owner, the team first tries to understand the customer's purpose for the project and what is valuable to him. The team jointly develops a mission statement and the goals for the project. Design is steered towards the owner's value and aligns ends, means, and constraints.
"Lowering the river to reveal the rocks" -Taiichi Ohno. The Target Value Design team sets stretched goals to spur innovation. Learning coupled with relentless reflection and the pursuit of the ideal allows for continuous improvement.