The Risk of Using Spreadsheets to Manage Project Planning

In this webinar, Touchplanner, George Hunt, met with a panel of seasoned industry professionals to explore the risks associated with using spreadsheets to manage project planning. The team discusses the issues they’ve experienced when using spreadsheets to manage their pull planning, look-ahead planning, and detailed production planning and the transition to using construction planning software.

  • How using spreadsheets limits collaboration
  • How using a cloud-based construction planning software helps you quickly identify risks to the schedule
  • How real-time analytics can improve planning and re-planning
  • How spreadsheets increase the risk of data errors and omissions


Dennis Pack
Project General Superintendent at Jacobsen Construction Co.

Aaron Matkin
Lean Consultant at Relevate Lean Construction Consulting

Sean K. Falvey
Project Executive at Sundt Construction

Host: George Hunt, CM-Lean, PSP
Head of Presales / Sales Engineering at Touchplan

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