Produktiva combines Lean Construction and CPM schedule using Powerproject
Produktiva is a recognized leader in the growing built environment sector in Lima – delivering apartment and office buildings, hotels and other institutional structures.
It is the construction arm of GRUPO EDIFICA, a major real estate company.
Produktiva‘s brand is based on Lean Construction and productivity and clearly, productivity inspired the company name.
Produktiva takes the application of lean processes in all of their projects very seriously and its CEO, Cesar Guzman, is one of the founders of Lean Construction Institute´s Lima Chapter.
Lean Construction is a way of thinking and of building in the construction sector which is focused on maximizing the product value for the client and minimizing all forms of waste.
Produktiva is engaged with Lean Construction philosophy to the extent that all its projects are executed under this ethos.
The company searched the market for software which would complement and support the lean practices it has built up in the last few years.
Powerproject was identified as a possible solution and they undertook trials and finally purchased licenses in time to use it on an important project, Magna Haus, an apartment building in an
exclusive zone of Lima.
Before this, the company were using MS Project for the initial master schedule and MS Excel for the rest of the process.
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