Creating a department goal requires that you have information of the company goal and strategy so you can meet up and contribute as much as possible to the company vision. Companies do not always share the goal and the critical success factors of the company to the employees. Continue Reading
Agile way of working, gets more and more popular in various areas, but especially in IT Development. Henrik Kniberg has made a very nice video introduction to Agile way of working. This short video offers a nice introduction.
Scrum with it’s daily stand-up’s, personal commitments and the focus on visibility was what made me think “this is fantastic”. LTP with its ease of Logical analyse to identify what to change to reach the goal and visualizing everything in easily read trees (Logical Thinking Process), this made me Continue Reading
Deming’s 14 Points It is surprising that some aspects like Deming’s 14 points still are valid today. Deming is was born 1900, and is known for system thinking and quality, he help Japan industries during the 1950 with improving quality and stimulate improvement, which is one of the reasons Continue Reading
Enter The Matrix – Lean Prioritisation
Flow of work in your organisation and the negative effects that will happen and how you control it See Tom Looys 30 minute presentation of what he calle The Beer Game – Application of Lean and Theory of Constraints Using an Agile Wall Chart http://www.tocca.com.au/Images/FlashFiles/demoOperations.swf
Contrasting Theory of Constraints and Lean Manufacturing The Theory of Constraints and Lean Manufacturing are both systematic methods for improving manufacturing effectiveness. However, they have very different approaches: The Theory of Constraints focuses on identifying and removing constraints that limit throughput. Therefore, successful application tends to increase manufacturing capacity. Continue Reading
Lean Coffee started in Seattle in 2009. Jim Benson and Jeremy Lightsmith wanted to start a group that would discuss Lean techniques in knowledge work – but didn’t want to start a whole new cumbersome organization with steering committees, speakers, and such. They wanted a group that did not Continue Reading