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Nialli announces collaboration with lean construction consultant Unified Works

By Shari-Lynn Sare on Oct 20, 2020 1:00:00 AM


Unified Works lends lean construction expertise to Nialli’s collaborative technology

Calgary, Alberta --- October 20, 2020 --- Nialli Inc., a visual collaboration company, announces an alliance with lean construction consultant Unified Works, Inc., focused on Nialli™ Visual Planner, the company’s digital pull planning tool for lean construction. Unified Works is well known and established in lean construction working with a myriad of construction companies to implement lean strategies and most recently, to migrate their processes into the digital realm. The combination of the two companies’ offerings – software, hardware and consulting expertise – is at the heart of the alliance. Nialli Visual Planner is a cloud-based application modeled after the widely used the Last Planner System®, a production control process for lean construction that follows principles such as just-in-time delivery, value stream mapping and pull planning. Nialli Visual Planner can be used by all project stakeholders on any device and from any location, providing the flexibility of having any combination of colocated and remote participants during planning sessions.

Unified Works, Inc. is a lean coach for the construction industry, specializing in building better teams that build better buildings. The company trains and guides owners, designers, contractors and vendors – making sure every effort counts toward efficient completion of the project. It is this experience and perspective that they will apply to support their customers in their adoption of transformative digital tools.

“This collaboration with Nialli will provide construction teams with a better way to blend the sociological, psychological and physical elements of completing jobs through a captivating, technological experience,” said Rich Seiler, chief improvement officer of Unified Works, Inc. “We are no longer constrained by physical space, manpower in the room or materials to implement lean principles to visually and collaboratively plan and manage projects, and we’re not constrained to Big Rooms for Big Projects only. This alliance greatly expands access to the full lean toolkit for projects from smallest to the biggest.”

“Unified Works offers a depth of knowledge and experience that compliments Nialli’s expertise in developing digital tools for the construction industry,” said Nancy Knowlton, Nialli’s CEO. “We are delighted to align with Unified Works as we both work on the digital transformation of key processes in lean construction.”


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About Nialli Visual Planner

By making processes digital, Nialli Visual Planner increases visibility into team progress, and the status of a single task or activity can be updated on the spot, with all data being captured for post-analysis. This saves time and eliminates waste compared to paper-based processes. The solution can also be used on large interactive surfaces such as the Nureva® Wall, to replicate the paper-based big wall experience with which many construction teams are familiar. For more information, visit Nialli Visual Planner on Nialli’s website.

About Nialli

Nialli Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nureva Inc. focused on enabling the digital transformation of processes used by collaborative teams. The company’s objective is to make it easy for organizations to digitally transform their collaborative processes and achieve the associated gains in productivity and performance. Nialli is driven by a design process that is grounded in deep understanding of its customers and their ways of working, with the goal of creating applications that are completely intuitive and easy to adopt. Most recently, Nialli has been conducting research with a selection of global construction companies with the aim of moving what has been a completely paper-based process into the digital realm. For more information, visit Nialli’s website.


For more information, please contact

Shari-Lynn Sare
Public Relations Manager
Nialli Inc.
Phone 587.774.6636
Email sharilynnsare@nialli.com

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