What is the Construction Industry Collaborative Planning System (CICLOPS)

CICLOPS is designed to give the entire project team improved planning technique and greater programme control and predictability. An analysis of projects traditional planning and control system has found, the reliability of the plan performance to average only between 50% - 54%

CICLOPS incorporates the Last Planner system which empowers the supply chain and provides a more structured collaborative approach to assist with co-ordinating programme and progress monitoring and reporting.

The principal components of the Last Planner system are:

1. Strategic, Stage/Phase Programmes
  2. Lookahead Programmes
  3. Screening activities using the Constraints Analysis Schedule
  4. Production Control using the Weekly Work Plan
  5. Performance Measurement using Percentage Plan Complete (PPC)
  6. Reasons Analysis & Action Plans

CICLOPS is a web based tool that enables the team to:

undertake steps 4, 5 & 6 and share outputs in real time with whole supply chain
  benchmark their performance internally and with the industry
  share learning and action plans for continuous improvement

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